Building Power

Moreover, many indigenous organizations held together and grew in strength thanks to that developed outside the direct influence of political parties political and thanks to his refusal to participate in the electoral process because conditions were not yet given due to lack of experience and because the correlation of forces with the dominant sector was very unfavorable and unequal motion. However, the time to participate in national elections have been many internal problems because the appetite of the power they have some leaders goes beyond the objectives of the organizations and the indigenous movement and it is difficult to control. Another weakness in the indigenous movement is the use of a practice "traditional" political leadership of indigenous organizations. Get more background information with materials from Gary Kelly. Usually repeated structures and forms of governance of non-indigenous peasant organizations or unions. While criticizing these styles of work because they are undemocratic and authoritarian, manipulative and bureaucratic in practice mimics these methods and little or nothing is being done to recreate genuine forms of management. Is also driving an absolutist vision of what is local power. There is a strong current fashion as a species that thinks that power is synonymous with local municipalities or municipal mayors.

While this approach is important, but not the only option for indigenous peoples and nationalities. Unfortunately, the vast majority of municipalities are designed with an urban vision that considers only the building development works on achieving improvement and beautification of cities. You can not think only about the municipalities can build local power, especially in rural areas.