Rick Kearns
2/9/14
Indigenous Tupinamba people blockaded a road and ended up in a firefight with Brazilian Federal Police in late January as part of a protest over the placement of a federal police s...
Rick Kearns
6/9/13
"We did not bring wish lists. We are against dams...
Rick Kearns
4/19/13
Hundreds of indigenous protestors occupied the Brazilian Congress on Tuesday, April 16 th , in an effort to stop a law that could weaken territorial rights of the communities accor...
Dominique Godrèche
1/27/13
Chief Raoni Metuktire recognized by his labret, an ornamental disk worn by warriors on their lower lip showing they are ready to die for their land, has become synonymous with the ...
Rick Kearns
3/31/12
Indigenous Peoples in Brazil are getting international and national support for their rights to be consulted about any projects or businesses to take place in their lands, but the ...
Barbara Fraser
8/10/11
The Brazilian government sent security forces to a remote area near the border with Peru after armed men attacked a guard post set up to protect indigenous people living in isolati...
David Dudenhoefer
6/25/11
Recently released aerial photos of an uncontacted community deep in the Brazilian rainforest offers the latest evidence of isolated Natives in the western Amazon Basin...
David Dudenhoefer
4/15/11
The BBC footage shot last year from a small plane over the rain forest of western Brazil resembles a scene from Avatar ...
Rick Kearns
4/16/11
Indigenous advocates are warning that isolated peoples living near part of the Madeira dam complex are in grave danger of contracting malaria due to an outbreak in the region...