The history of Native Guatemala

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Accord Anniversary Sparks Little Official Interest
Cerigua Weekly Briefs, 24 March 1996. March 31 will mark the first anniversary of the signing of the Accord on Indigenous Peoples Rights and Identity. But indigenous groups say the government and other sectors of society have taken little interest in preparing for the accord's implementation.
Campesinos Resume Land Struggle
From the Cerigua Weekly Briefs, 16 October 1996. Land seizure to leverage agrarian reform.
Indigenous People Demand Constitutional Reforms
Centr-Am News, September 20 - October 3, 1998. Some 3,000 Guatemalan campesinos blocked highways to demand approval of changes to the Guatemalan constitution that would benefit the indigenous people. The peace accords signed on December 29, 1996 ending the 36-year long civil war were in danger of falling apart because, without constitutional reforms, there is no legal basis to enforce the accords.
Peace Has Not Curtailed Indigenous Poverty
By Celina Zubieta, IPS, 19 July 1999. After many years in the mountains fleeing the civil war, the Ixil and Quiche indigenous peoples now have peace, but they also have precarious housing and they lack food on their community farms. They include members of the Comunidades de Poblaciones en Resistencia (CPR) who did not participate in the armed conflict, but were considered guerrillas by the Guatemalan army.
Mob Attacks Guatemala Police Station
AP, 16 October 2001. A group of 1,000 Indians attacked a police station in a rural area in northern Guatemala, Concepcion Huista, 220 miles north of Guatemala City. The people were angered when authorities made no arrest in the shooting death of a local man. Many believed police officers were responsible for the slaying.