Panama’s Indigenous Guna people, forced to relocate by rising seas, keep tradition alive by crafting vibrant molas.
A Maya Mam woman is seeking to organize the country’s indigenous people into a mass political force.
One of the most important steps you can take, Mr. President-elect, is to support the movement toward inclusion that is breaking down centuries of discrimination toward indigenous peoples around our region. My own experience, as the first indigenous woman to be named minister of justice in Bolivia, offers an insight into how much has changed—as well as how much still needs to be changed. In my country, a minority of Bolivians—many schooled in foreign universities—have traditionally pursued a Western model of governance.