Brazil’s Indigenous March in Brasilia for Rights and Land

The indigenous will be camping to pressure authorities to enforce their constitutional rights and call attention to land demarcation, health care and education.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the theme "Unifying the struggles in defense of Indigenous Brazil - For the guarantee of the original rights of our peoples," more than 2,500 indigenous representatives from over one hundred ethnic groups are expected to participate in the 15th edition of Terra Livre (Free Land) camp movement which began on Monday in Brasilia, Brazil.

"The struggle is the legacy we indigenous people leave for our children," said Kretã Kaingang coordinator of the indigenous populations movement of the South (ArpinSul) at the opening ceremony. The Terra Livre camp week is . . .

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