Pandemia and Indigenous Communities

The meaning of COVID-19 for the rights of Indigenous peoples in Abya Yala
The Promise Institute for Human Rights conducts an urgent forum exploring the impact and context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indigenous communities in the Americas.

Speakers:

Felipe Cruz, State University of Bahia/OPARÁ, Brazil, Indigenous scholar and member of the Tuxá community of Northeast Brazil

Kristen Carpenter, University of Colorado Law, North American member on the U.N. Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Soledad García Muñoz, Special Rapporteur for Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Moderator:

Joseph Berra, Human Rights in the Americas Project Director, Promise Institute for Human Rights

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA, UCLA American Indian Studies Center

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