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Indigenous Rights Radio:

Because Knowledge is Power

Cultural Survival's Indigenous radio producers bring you the latest information on Indigenous Peoples' rights and how they are being implemented around the world. Listen to our programs, designed for broadcast on community radio stations, including Public Service Announcements, interviews, and documentaries about internationally recognized rights and the strategies communities are using to make those rights a reality.


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Consultation and Consent

Avexnim Cojti (Maya K'iche')highlights the difference between consent and consultation with the help of Joan Carling, longtime advocate for Indigenous rights and former expert member to the UNPFII, in the context of decisions made by Indigenous communities regarding resource and land management. Joan explains that consent (or refusal of consent) is given at the conclusion of a process of consultation. Consultation, defined as an open, collective deliberation, is a crucial precursor to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent.

"Yawkuchallay," by Luis Cisneros

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O Que Quer Dizer "Livre"

O direito a um consentimento livre, prévio e informado é um direito que pertence a todas as populações indígenas de confrontarem projetos de desenvolvimento nas nossas comunidades.
: A parte de ser livre quer dizer que o governo está proibido de usar qualquer tipo de manipulação de lideres e membros da comunidade quanto a suas decisões em relação a autorização de um projeto na nossa comunidade. Devemos exigir que o direito a um conhecimento livre, prévio e informado seja completamente livre.

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