Tag: indians

Silhouette of Indigenous leader Tereza Arapium in the famous Copacabana beach sidewalk. Image by Mongabay

Indigenous People Are Close to Brazilians in the Big City. But People Don’t Know It

During a presentation for Indigenous People’s Week, celebrated in April in Brazil, at his ...

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 ...

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 ...

Shawãdawa Indians dancing the mariri

Brazil’s Forest People Mission: Offer Outsiders a Glimpse of Jungle Life

“Indians are not a thing of the past.” “Indians are not a costume.” “Water ...

Brazilian Army and indigenous soldiers of Tiriós ethnicity work side by side in the border with Suriname - Photo: Brazilian Army

Army and Indians Work Together to Protect Brazil’s Borders

Since its founding in 1648, the Brazilian Army (EB, in Portuguese) has maintained a ...

Amazon Indian

No More Amazon Mega-dams, Announces Brazil. Environmentalists and Indians Celebrate

Brazil’s government announced a major shift away from its policy of building mega-dams in ...