Jul 042010
 

Source: Survival, the movement for tribal peoples Video: Mine, story of a sacred mountain Vedanta Resources, a British company, intends to dig an open-pit bauxite mine on Niyamgiri mountain in India. The mine will destroy the forests on which the Dongria Kondh depend and wreck the lives of thousands of other Kondh tribal people living […]

Jul 012010
 

Source: http://vimeo.com/10516754 Video: Someone Else’s Treasure  Someone Else’s Treasure is an ongoing multimedia project which brings to light some of the experiences of indigenous communities around the world that have been impacted by the global mining industry – including communities in the Philippines, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Chile, Canada, and Guatemala. This multimedia piece […]

Jul 012010
 

Fuente: http://vimeo.com/12418410 La Riqueza de Otros La Riqueza de Otros es un proyecto multimedia que describe las experiencias de comunidades indígenas que han sido afectadas por la industria minera, incluyendo comunidades de Filipinas, Tanzania, Papua Nueva Guinea, Australia, Chile, Canadá, y Guatemala. Esta pieza se enfoca en las comunidades de San Marcos, Guatemala, que viven […]

Jun 182010
 

Short documentary: Violent Evictions at El Estor, Guatemala. By Steven Schnoor Related video by CTV W5 below “In January 2007, Steven Schnoor made a short documentary depicting the violent eviction of Mayan subsistence farmers from their homes in rural Guatemala at the behest of a Canadian mining company. This documentary includes footage of a woman who protests […]

Jun 022010
 

Excerpt from Women, communities and mining: The gender impacts of mining and the role of gender impact assessment By Oxfam Australia The impacts of mining operations are not gender neutral. Women can experience the direct and indirect consequences of mining operations in different, and often more pronounced, ways than men. The particular experiences of women […]

Jun 022010
 

Excerpt from Mining and Women in Asia: Experiences of women protecting their communities and human rights against corporate mining By the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development “For an indigenous woman who depends on land for survival, she cannot be immune from the issue of large corporate mining. A peasant woman cannot be […]

Jun 022010
 

Source: Women on the March  No shining legacy: Women start organising against gold mining in Thailand The lush green rice paddies, vegetable fields, forested mountains and quiet villages in the Wangsaphung district of the Loei province of North-Eastern Thailand could be an oasis of rural tranquility, with clean air to breathe, fresh vegetables and fruit to […]

Jun 022010
 

Fuente: Women on the March Una herencia nada brillante: las mujeres comienzan a organizarse contra la minería de oro en Tailandia Los exuberantes arrozales verdes, los cultivos de vegetales, las montañas boscosas y las tranquilas aldeas del distrito de Wangsaphung de la provincia de Loei, al nordeste de Tailandia, podrían ser un oasis de tranquilidad rural, […]

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