Bolivia’s TIPNIS Indigenous Marchers Successful

Sara Shahriari
10/29/11

This week hundreds of indigenous Bolivians returned home after successfully pushing the government of President Evo Morales to ban a highway that would have bisected the National Park and Indigenous Territory Isiboro Secure (TIPNIS). Their 350-mile, 66-day march from the Bolivian lowlands up to the high-altitude government seat of La Paz drew attention across the Andean nation.

 

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