In 1990, Conaie became the convener of a Country Email List massive indigenous uprising that paralyzed the country and catapulted the organization into the most powerful and authorized spokesperson for the indigenous peoples and nationalities of Country Email List Ecuador. Since then, successive uprisings and national strikes called or led by this parent entity of the indigenous movement have made it the center of a plebeian coalition that opposed neoliberal structural adjustment policies during the 1990s and early years of the new century. After the arrival Country Email List of the government of Rafael Correa (2007-2017), Conaie was the articulating center of a left-wing opposition.
To the Ecuadorian version of Country Email List progressivism, especially on agrarian issues, water management and resistance to extractivism. Since 1996, the Pachakutik electoral political movement, founded and commanded (not without tensions) by Conaie, has successfully participated in local elections in several Amazon and Sierra Country Email List provinces and formed left and center-left coalitions to participate in national elections. His best national electoral participation occurred in February 2021, after the popular uprising of Country Email List October 2019, when Yaku Pérez Guartambel, his presidential candidate, won 20% of the votes and was about to go to the second round.
In the current call, Conaie is not alone: it has Country Email List coordinated its actions and declarations with two national rural organizations with an indigenous and peasant social base, the Council of Evangelical Indigenous Peoples and Organizations of Ecuador (Feine) and the National Confederation of Peasant Organizations, Indigenous and Country Email List Black (Fenocin). The first, as its name indicates, is an organization of evangelical indigenous people, while the second brings together a network of rural organizations that in some provinces competes with Conaie and is more decidedly peasant-oriented. Other popular urban organizations have Country Email List adhered to the strike or have called for parallel mobilizations that are connected with it.