NAS lecture explores
Ecuador's ethnopolitics, indigenous
former president of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities
of Ecuador (CONAIE) will give a lecture, "Ethnopolitics
in Ecuador: The Indigenous Movement," Thursday, April 25
at 11 a.m. in Woodward Hall, room 147, sponsored by the Native
American Studies Program and Alfonso Ortiz Center at UNM.
is the final lecture in a Native American Studies spring series.
Scholar in Residence at the Alfonso Ortiz Center Yolanda Teran
will join Macas for a second lecture, "Ecuadorian Cosmology
From the Male and Female Perspective," at 7 p.m. that evening
in the same location.
an indigenous leader and activist from Saraguro, Ecuador. His
accomplishments include being the first indigenous lawyer in
Ecuador, first indigenous deputy of the National Congress of
Ecuador and founder of the first scientific indigenous institute
in Ecuador. He is the author of La Caida del Presidente Bucaram.
as an advocate and activist to exercise autonomy in all sectors
of indigenous life in Ecuador, including ecology, indigenous
land rights, education and culture.
information, call Native American Studies at 277-3917.