World Conference on Indigenous Women (2013)

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10 October 2014

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These interviews were recorded at the World Conference on Indigenous Women, which took place on October of 2013 in Lima, Peru. Over 200 women from around the world gathered to discuss the need for greater prominence of Indigenous women at every level of decision making, and called upon governments to dedicate funding to attend to the specific needs of Indigenous women.


Women that were interviewed, in order:

1. Andrea Landry (Anishinaabe)
2. Raffaella Bulyaar (Maasai)
3. Lisa Paloma Abregu Arroyo (Quechua)
4. Maylei Blackwell (Cherokee /Mexican-American)
5. Gudrun E E Lindi (Saami, from Norway)
6. Jocelyn Hung Chien, “Jinumu” (from Taiwan)
7. Andrea Landry, Lisa Abregu Arroyo, Nellis Kennedy Howard (Navajo), and Jocelyn Hung Chien
8. Agnes Williams (Seneca)
9. Andrea Landry, Lisa Abregu Arroyo, Nellis Kennedy Howard
10. Andrea Landry, Lisa Abregu Arroyo, Nellis Kennedy Howard, Jocelyn Hung Chien


The conference was hosted by The Center for Indigenous Peoples’ Cultures of Peru (CHIRAPAQ). Cultural Survival was part of the official media team.

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