The contemporary political history
of Native Americans in the
Andean Region as a whole

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Indigenous Peoples, the Invisible Victims of War
By Abraham Lama, IPS, 7 March 1995. The Aguaruna and Shuar groups of the Jibara peoples who live on both sides of the Ecuador-Peru border have not been consulted on how to settle the territorial war even though they are the traditional owners of the disputed land.
CONAIE Calls for a Cease Fire
From Luis Macas, President, 31 January 1996. The history of the border conflict between Ecuador and Peru has demonstrated to us that the armed conflict has been a mechanism to divert the attention of the people and conceals the serious level of the crisis to which the governments in power have brought us.