Indigenous Autonomy in the Age of Extraction

By: Penelope Anthias  Posted on

The 2011 TIPNIS conflict exposed the contradiction between the MAS government’s proclaimed commitment to indigenous rights and the environment, and its aggressive pursuit of an extractivist development model. International media images of Evo Morales in indigenous garb were replaced by more familiar images of indigenous peoples mobilizing to defend their territories against the incursions of a capitalist state.

http://nacla.org/news/2016/07/29/indigenous-autonomy-age-extraction?