I Cumbre de Mujeres Indígenas

The Fourth Continental Summit of Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities of Abya Yala began yesterday in Puno, Peru, with the First Summit of Indigenous Women.

I am uploading some pictures from the summit to http://picasaweb.google.com/marcbecker2/Ivcumbre.

I am also uploading audio files to http://www.abyayalanet.org/audio/. These files include:

ceremony: Ritual opening ceremony for the summit
opening: Opening statements for the women's summit
PanalesCentrales: 3 central panels on the topics of cosmovision and identity, women's rights, and women in the construction of power and democracy (3 hrs, much substance)
ConflictoArmado: In the afternoon we broke into 16 working groups, and this is the audio from the one on armed conflicts.
TransitoAmaguana: 3 songs about a recently departed historic Indigenous leader, from the evening's inaugural program.