Explores the complex nexus of security issues that the governments of Latin America &the indigenous communities of the region face at the end of the 20th century. A better understanding of security issues from the perspective of indigenous communities should enable U.S. policymakers to estimate more accurately how U.S. policy plays a role in the aggravation or resolution of interethnic conflict in Latin America. Contents: understanding ethnic policies: the role of external variables in Brazil & Colombia; a marriage of convenience: the Mexican indigenous movement & the Zapatista rebellion. Map.
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