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Event Indigenous Politics in Colombia: A Conversation with Jesús C
When Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Where Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center ICC 450
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Indigenous Politics in Colombia: A Conversation with Jesús Chávez, Consejero Mayor of the Consejo Regional Indígena del Cauca

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
ICC 450
*Pizza will be served

Jesús Chávez, Consejero Mayor del CRIC, gathered with a group of indigenous children from a region north of el Cauca. Photo: CRIC


Javier Jesus Chavez Yondapiz, is an indigenous leader from Nasa, Resguardo de Huila, Cauca Tierradentro, Colombia.

He served as coordinator for educational zoning and the Protection Plan for the communities in danger of extinction for the Nasa people nationwide from 2008 to 2009.

From 2009 to 2010, he was the legal representative of the Association of Indigenous Councils of Tierradentro Cxhaxha Nasa.

He is currently the Senior Advisor of the Regional Indigenous Council of Cauca CRIC, chosen by the 120 authorities of Cauca, for the period 2011-2013.
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