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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 ...

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 ...

A Brazilian Indian demonstrates in Brasília - Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazilian Indians Losing the Few Rights They Conquered in the Last Few Years

A ten-year anniversary of the United Nation’s landmark recognition of indigenous rights finds slow ...

Death Threats Are Part of Daily Life for Brazil’s Human Rights Activists

The UN rapporteur for human rights, Hina Jilani, recently visited  Brazil to become more ...