Brazil’s indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan

Indigenous people attend a protest to defend indigenous land and cultural rights that they say are threatened by the right-wing government of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia, Brazil, April 26, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threaten their reservation lands. Wearing body paint and headdresses made with the colorful feathers of Amazon birds, they brandished bows and arrows […]

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