Guardia Indigéna de Cauca
Case HistoryStatus: Attacks and Killings
The Indigenous Guard of Cauca (Guardia Indígena del Cauca) is a community protection network made up of women, men, boys and girls who defend their territories peacefully and that is part of are part of The Association of Indigenous Councils of the North of Cauca (ACIN). Most of the members belong to the Nasa indigenous group and one of their main objectives is to protect their autonomy and ancestral lands from those who seek territorial control. Since 2001, the Guardia Indígena del Cauca has trained other communities to defend their own territories.