About SACRED REBELLIONS

Simeon Jimenez and several leaders of the Ye’kuana communities in the Venezuelan Amazon invited a team from the Canadian Assembly of First Nations to help them demarcate their ancestral land.

In Venezuela, where an important demarcation process of indigenous lands have been going on for years with international help of different organizations… “Plan Zamora” set up by populist President Hugo Chavez, was slated to deliver thousands of hectares of land to indigenous and peasant farmer communities. Native organizations from all Latin America have shown solidarity with the democratic government of Chavez, who put indigenous peoples rights in the Venezuelan Constitution for the first time.

 

 

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