KARI-OCA DECLARATION AND
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' EARTH CHARTER
WORLD CONFERENCE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ON TERRITORY, ENVIRONMENT AND
KARI-OCA 25-30 MAY 1992
We, the Indigenous Peoples of the Kari-Oca
Conference, have made our Declaration of our intentions for the future.
Our Declaration is for ourselves. In the spirit of our ancestors and in
harmony with one another at Kari-Oca, we have signed the Kari-Oca
Kari-Oca represents five hundred years of survival for the Indigenous
Peoples of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Pacific.
Our peoples came together to discuss our own agenda in the areas of
Indigenous Spirituality, International Law, Human Rights, Land,
Territories, Environment, Culture and Science, and Intellectual Property.
The Kari-Oca Declaration is in keeping with our spirituality. The Kari-Oca
Declaration is a prayer that our ancestors and future generations will