Tag: indigenous people

Uncontacted Indigenous community in the Brazilian state of Acre. Image by Gleilson Miranda / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0).

Missionaries Barred from Contacting Brazil’s Isolated Indians

Brazil’s highest court has upheld a ban on missionary activity inside reserves that are ...

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 ...

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 ...

Roaming the Brazilian Amazon in Search of the Flying Monkey

The saki, or “flying monkey,” a mid-sized South American primate, gets its nickname from ...