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Indigenous peoples and biodiversity law in Ecuador

An interview with Daqui Lema Maldonado from the Kichwa People of Otavalo

The book symposium on Federica Cittadino’s attempt to incorporate indigenous rights in international biodiversity law raised various theoretical and practical issues for international legal scholarship. But how is the link between these two legal regimes perceived from an Indigenous perspective on the ground? In this interview, Alexandra Tomaselli speaks with Daqui Lema Maldonado, an academic, cultural activist, and the Secretary of the Kichwa Cabildo of Otavalo in Ecuador, about the …