The present mayor of Otavalo speaks of his vision for the future of the town and country. Great improvements have been achieved since these demonstrations.
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While the country was literally shut down, Indigenous communities showed solidarity as protestors join together to give thanks and eat. Great strides were made with these protests!
The Ali Shungu Foundation was formed to improve the Health, Education and general Welfare of the people of five Indigenous communities.
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National Protests, January 2001, Part 3 - Alimento
National Protests, January 2001, Part 4 - Un Mensaje
The Politics of Otavalo
During the 90s it was a tumultuaous time for politics in Ecuador, especially for the Indigenous population! Ecuador was closed down by manifestations against gov. corruption and apathy.
The Indigenous populaion was fed up after years and years of being ignored by the authorities! These are ten Interviews with the Otavalo area campesinos, the least represented in the country.
National Protests, January 2001, Part 1 La Huelga
National Protests, January 2001, Part 2 Las Voces - Interviews
The Politics of Otavlao
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