THE WORLD CONFERENCE OF
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ON TERRITORY, ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
25-30 MAY, 1992
PREAMBLE TO THE DECLARATION
"The Indigenous Peoples of the Americas,
Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and the Pacific, united in one voice at
Kari-Oca village, express our collective gratitude to the Indigenous
Peoples of Brazil.
Inspired by this historical meeting, we celebrate the spiritual unity of
the Indigenous Peoples with the land and ourselves.
We continue building and formulating our united commitment to save our
We, the Indigenous Peoples, endorse the following Declaration as our
collective responsibility to carry our Indigenous minds and voices into