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August 26th, 2013
11 Countries Attend Global Conference to Map Indigenous Areas

One hundred participants from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America are attending a four-day global conference on participatory mapping of indigenous areas. The conference is being held by the Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) in cooperation with the Indigenous Peoples’ International Center for Policy Research and Education (Tebtebba) on Samosir Island, Toba Lake, North Sumatra, from Sunday to Wednesday. AMAN secretary general Abdon Nababan said the conference on indigenous people mapping was the first such gathering to be held in Indonesia in almost 10 years. Read More