Articles by: Paulo Ilich Bacca

Author Biography:

Paulo Ilich Bacca is a legal ethnographer and storyteller who has been exploring the idea of interpreting international law through Indigenous cosmologies. He works at Dejustica as the Director of the Ethnic and Racial Justice Area.

‘Recover the land to recover everything’: The patient journey of the Colombian Cauca Regional Indigenous Council

The land is not only a physical space in which to live with dignity but also it is the source of Indigenous laws: indeed, mainstream representations of Indigenous territories, taking into consideration the topographic and biologic dimensions of the earth’s surface, have forgotten the pluriverse of organic and inorganic beings that make and negotiate their social living together with Indigenous peoples’ ecological and spiritual relations.