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Guatemala Appoints Mayan Ambassador to Indigenous People

Published: August 15, 2008, Author: AngelSupport
Guatemala Appoints Mayan Ambassador to Indigenous People

In the midst of increasing conflict between Guatemala’s indigenous people and transnational corporations, Mayan elder Don Alejandro Cirilo Perez Oxlaj was appointed Aug. 9 as Indigenous Peoples Ambassador for Guatemala by President Alvaro Colom.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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