Violence Against Indigenous Women in the Americas

“Colonization is Violence”: Exclusion of Indigenous Bodies and Territories

The links between colonialism, capitalism, patriarchy and violence against Indigenous women in the Americas were made evident throughout the virtual forum. Participants underlined more than once the fact that colonization and exploitation of Indigenous lands and resources further deepen colonization and exploitation of their bodies, communities, culture and spirituality. Violence of colonization and exploitation is reproduced at different scales starting with homes to international scene.