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Genocide of Indians Has Been All Too Common in Brazil

To mark UN Indigenous Day on August 9, Survival International, the global movement for ...

Brazil’s Yanomami Leader Gets Death Threats from Illegal Goldminers in the Amazon

Brazil’s Yanomami shaman and spokesperson Davi Kopenawa, who has led the struggle for the ...

Brazil: Once Expelled Goldminers Come Back to Yanomami Territory

Illegal goldminers have invaded the land of the Yanomami Indians in the Brazilian Amazônia. ...

Brazil Soldiers Bring AIDS and STDs to Yanomami Indians

AIDS and other sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) are spreading among tribal peoples, including the ...

Brazil Wants US to Return Indian Blood Taken 40 Years Ago

Brazilian government lawyers and prosecutors (Ministério Público Federal) (MPF) are investigating the whereabouts of ...