Brazil’s tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests

Indigenous people film a speech given by Indigenous leader Cacique Raoni during a four-day pow wow in Piaracu village, in Xingu Indigenous Park, near Sao Jose do Xingu, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil (Reuters) – In the 1980’s Brazil’s first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went around with a recorder to tape conversations with other politicians because he said the white man’s word was not to be trusted. In the digital age, threatened by destruction of their forest and the encroachment of farming on […]

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