Indigenous Organization and Conflict in Cauca, Colombia: The Case of the Indigenous Regional Council of Cauca (CRIC)

When:
May 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2019-05-28T14:30:00-05:00
2019-05-28T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
307 Tier Building
173 Dafoe Rd W
Winnipeg
MB R3T 2M9
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Katelyn Dykstra
(204)474-9599

The Interdisciplinary Research Cluster on Power and Resistance in Latin America 

Presents

Indigenous Organization and Conflict in Cauca, Colombia: The Case of the Indigenous Regional Council of Cauca (CRIC)

This event will involve a visiting delegation of Colombian Indigenous leaders. A representative from the group will present on the history of struggle and organization of the Nasa people of Cauca, Colombia, in particular in relation to the Consejo Regional Indígena del Cauca (CRIC). They will also discuss the Plan de Vida-Proyecto Nasa, which is their regional plan for autonomy and development.

Delegation members: 
Lizardo Ul Secue, Governor, Indigenous cabildo of San Francisco
Sigifredo Pavi Ilamo, Governor, Indigenous cabildo of Toribio
Elcy Mesa Taquinas, Coordinator, Plan de Vida Nasa Project
Martha Segura Córdoba, Health Secretary, Municipality of Toribio
Angélica Aguilar Rugeles, Manager, Empresa Social del Estado (hospital) Cxayu’ce Jxut, Toribio y Jambalo
Jaime Díaz Noscue, Coordinator, Plan de Vida Nasa Project
José Correa Vasquez, Coordinator, Plan de Vida Nasa Project
Nusmem Acosta Aguilar, Indigenous law student

Organized by the University of Manitoba Institute for the Humanities (UMIH).