Indigenous Ecuadorians resist against extractivism

The indigenous Waorani community of the Amazon is protesting against the government of Ecuador for posing threats to their ancestral lands and livelihoods.

May 17, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

Hundreds of members from the indigenous Waorani community of the Amazon took to the streets of Quito, Ecuador, on May 16, demanding that their ancestral lands be protected from the government’s efforts to push for drilling and extraction of oil.

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