Darcy Ribeiro Foundation Proposes Chief Raoni as 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient

The institution began the candidacy procedure due to the indigenous chief's work in defense of the Amazon, accomplished throughout his life. Raoni, distinguished by his yellow-feathered headdress and lip disc, became internationally known as a defender of the environment in the 1980s.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Darcy Ribeiro Foundation enrolled Chief Raoni, of the Caiapó tribe, as one of the candidates for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. The institution began the candidacy procedure due to the indigenous chief's work in defense of the Amazon, accomplished throughout his life . . .

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