||This study examines indigenous land and resource rights in Latin America. Chapter One identifies and discusses several of the key issues surrounding the laws and policies which now govern indigenous land regularization in the region. Chapter Two analyzes the impacts of major development activities in indigenous communities, including highway building and settlement programs, mining, logging, and oil development. Chapters Three and Four are case studies of indigenous land regularization in Argentina and Brazil, which illustrate many of the key issues from Chapter One is greater detail. Finally, the study closes by offering Conclusions and Final Recommendations.
Key words: indigenous people, pueblos indígenas, legislation, legislación, regularisation of ownership, regularización de tierras, institutional framework, marco institucional, Argentina, Brazil, Brasil