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Olimpio Guajajara, wearing a bulletproof vest, crouches down in a team making the rounds in Arariboia - Photo: Olimpio Guajajara, personal file

Brazil’s Guardians of the Forest: a Story of Bravery and Blood

If we ask Olimpio Santos Guajajara when the Guardians of the Forest were founded, ...

An indigenous community in Brazil wearing masks against coronavirus

With Close to 1,000 Deaths, Brazil Indians Get an App to Keep Track of Covid-19

Indigenous and environmental organizations in Brazil launched an app aimed at alerting indigenous communities ...

Pataxó Indian from the village Nao Xoha, in Minas Gerais state, Brazil - Washington Alves/Reuters

Amazon Indians’ Doctor with Coronavirus Brings Fear of an Extermination

A doctor working with the largest tribe in the Amazon has tested positive for ...

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 ...