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Waiãpi indigenous children in Amapá state, Brazil. Image by Sam Cowie/Mongabay.

Amazon Indians Fear Coronavirus Amid a Campaign to Convert Them to Christianity

Indigenous leaders in Brazil are acting to avert the devastating impact coronavirus could have ...

Brazilian Indian ritual

Indians To Sue Brazil President After He Says They’re Becoming More Human

The main organization representing Brazil’s 300 indigenous tribes announced it would sue Brazilian President ...

Aerial picture of uncontacted Amazonian tribe - FUNAI

Brazil Accuses American Missionary of Exposing Indians to Death

An American missionary operating in Brazil has exposed an isolated indigenous tribe to disease ...

In Response to Sexism and Racism, Over 1000 Black Women Run for Office in Brazil

Motivated in part by President Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about women and the numerous ...

The Guardians of the Amazon recently destroyed a logging truck they discovered in their territory.

Brazil Logging Mafia Kills Another Guardian of the Amazon

A leader of an Amazon tribe acclaimed for its environmental defenders has been killed, ...