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The indigenous midwives of the Amazon

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In the villages of Tabatinga, Amazonas, Ticuna midwives work according to ancestral traditions, honing their skills generation after generation. However, they remain unrecognised by the state. Translated...

Brazil: bringing the Word or the Coronavirus?

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As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, with more than 300 known cases already in Brazil, and members of Pres. Jair Bolsonaro’s...

Brazilian Amazon: first Covid-19 case among indigenous people

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A 20-year-old Kokama indigenous woman in northern Amazonas state tested positive for the virus, according to the federal government’s body in charge of health...

Brazil: Indigenous people in the Amazon brace for coronavirus

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This article is available on Deutsche Welle's English website. You can read the original Portuguese article here. Main image: Dr Erik Jennings (left) has been...

Uncontacted tribes could be exterminated by Covid-19

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This article was first published on 6 April 2020 by Newsweek. You can read the original article here. The COVID-19 pandemic could “wipe out”...

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