Communities in Brazil are fighting for Mother Earth. We hear their demands.
In solidarity with Brazil
"We are Fighting for Our Mother Earth"
Dear <<First Name>>,
Brazil’s indigenous peoples are facing fierce attacks on their constitutional rights to land and territory. 30 years of hard-won indigenous policies have been rolled back in just a few short months.
This is why in the past week, thousands of indigenous people gathered, at the 15th Free Land Camp, to demand the protection of indigenous lives and territories, to stop government setbacks and the violence against indigenous people that directly intensifies as their rights are dismantled.
Making history: after the first day of mobilizations and open forums the Presidents of the houses of the National Congress in #Brazil promised to act to reverse the provisional Measure 870 and return the FUNAI to the Justice Ministry. This means a more transparent process of land demarcations and independence from the interests of agribusiness
Discussions at the United Nations Permanent Forum in Indigenous Issues are currently underway in New York. With the focus on traditional knowledge, we explore how vast and important ancestral knowledge is.
Watch and share this new short film.
Indigenous Vlog #1 - "This is part of what I do"
Michael McGarrell hiked from Kaibarupai to Ayanganna, but after treking back to Kaibarupai he learned that his extraction point had changed...