Sources and links to information about indigenous peoples and oil in the Oriente

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Bass, Carla. “First phase of trial ends in battle with ChevronTexaco.” Platt’s Oilgram News. November 6, 2003 (p. 1)

Bruno, Kenny. “Indigenous Struggle in Ecuador Becomes a 'Cause Beyond Control.' " Human Rights International. March 13, 2003 Available at

Gerlach, Allen. Indians, Oil and Politics. Scholarly Resouces, Inc. 2003

Jermyn, Leslie. “Fueling Disaster.” Canadian Business and Current Affairs. October 2003 (p.12-13).

Jochnick, Chris. “Perilous Prosperity.” New Internationalist Magazine. June 2001. Available at

Lippman, Peter. “Ecuador: Defending the Amazon.” The Advocacy Project. Available at

Lucas, Kintto. “Ecuador: Army backing oil companies against indigenous resistance.” Inter Press Service. October 31, 2003.

“Social Responsibility.” ChevronTexaco Corp. Available at

“Texaco and Ecuador.” Texaco Corp.

“The New Heavy Crude Pipeline.” Amazon Watch. Available at

United Nations: Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. University of Minnesota Human Rights Library. Available at


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