The Wounaan communities of Puerto Lara and Caña Blanca, in the Darién of Panama, will receive their collective land titles on Monday June 4th, following a thirty-year struggle to have their lands officially recognized. This is a historic event and an important victory for the Wounaan and the Emberá of Eastern Panama, who have fought for years to secure official rights to their lands. Over 600 people are expected to attend the ceremonies in Puerto Lara on Monday, which will include the official hand-over of the titles and traditional dances.
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