Tag: indigenous tribes

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Bolsonaro government has stirred up criticism with its stance on Brazil’s indigenous communities. Many say that his administration is providing the tools for the genocide of uncontacted indigenous tribes. On Friday (October 4th) a group...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian National Indian Foundation (Funai) announced on Monday that it requested the presence of Brazil’s Military Police and Army working in the Amazon region after armed men attacked...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian federal prosecutors in the state of Amazonas have filed a lawsuit against the country’s government asking for R$50 million in compensation and an official apology for the extermination of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Since the early hours of Sunday (July 16th), two hundred members of the Munduruku native indigenous tribe in Brazil have occupied the construction site of the São Manoel Hydroelectric Power...

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