Tag: indigenous people

There was an anti-blackness streak to the Bolsonaro administration - Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

Lula Abandons Bolsonaro’s Colorblindness and Embraces Diversity and Multiculturalism

On 8 January, thousands of supporters of Brazil’s defeated former president, Jair Bolsonaro, stormed ...

The cover of The Musician

The Musician: An Excerpt by a Celebrated Best-selling Brazilian Author

Dr. Heloisa Prieto is one of Brazil’s most celebrated children and YA authors. As ...

Pedro Mura, from the Mura tribe, reacts in front of a deforested area inside the Amazon rainforest - REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Through Green Land Grabbing, Farmers in the Amazon Steal from Indians and Trick the Law

As global demand for food commodities has swelled, so has the practice of “land ...

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 ...

Indigenous Leader Sonia Guajajara of the Guajajara tribe. Reuters

Anti-vaxxers Kill Brazil Indian Leader After She Gets Covid Vaccine. It Was Fake News

Hours after Sonia Guajajara became one of Brazil’s first indigenous women to get a ...

Brazilian Indian chief, Paulinho Paiakan, dies victim of Covid 19 - Photo: Mídia Ninja

Brazil’s Coronavirus Hunger Games: Indigenous Communities and Their Struggle for Survival

With coronavirus infections steeply rising, Brazil is now the second placed country in the ...

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 ...

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