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Pandemia and Indigenous Communities

The meaning of COVID-19 for the rights of Indigenous peoples in Abya Yala

The Promise Institute for Human Rights invites you to join us for an urgent forum exploring the impact and context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indigenous communities in the Americas.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (Pacific Time)


Felipe Cruz, State University of Bahia/OPARÁ, Brazil, Indigenous scholar and member of the Tuxá community of Northeast Brazil


Kristen Carpenter, University of Colorado Law, North American member on the U.N. Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


Soledad García Muñoz, Special Rapporteur for Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights



Joseph Berra, Human Rights in the Americas Project Director, Promise Institute for Human Rights  






For more information click HERE

Cost : Free & Open to the Public

The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA

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Download file: 05_27_20---Pandemia-and-Indigenous-Communities-ll-kr5.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA, UCLA American Indian Studies Center