Bolsonaro Refuses to Hold a Meeting with Indigenous Leader Raoni, Says G1

It was after his refusal to meet Raoni that Bolsonaro invited Macron to fly over the Amazon from Boa Vista to Manaus, about an hour and a half flight, where he would "not find any point of deforestation."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian media outlet G1 reports today that at their meeting in Osaka at the G20, French president Emanuel Macron is said to have asked Jair Bolsonaro to hold a meeting with him and Raoni Metuktire, a well know indigenous leader in Brazil.

"No," the Brazilian president is said to have replied quickly, explaining that Raoni "does not represent Brazil and does not even represent the indigenous community from which he came."

Leader of the Kayap ethnic group, the 87-year-old chief has gained international visibility in recent decades in his struggle to preserve the indigenous . . .

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