Friday, September 17, 2021
Account of the impacts of 2019 forest fires on the Tenharin people of the south of Amazonas

Terra bruta

Introductory piece to a series of articles on rural violence. This article gives an overview of rural violence in Brazil - looking at the absence of the state and land-grabbing by armed militias
Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series. Describes the multiple threats to the Marubos and the weakening of the infrastructure designed to protect them
An open letter signed by numerous indigenous leaders and organisations
Frontiers of Development in the Amazon: Riches, Risks, and Resistances contributes to ongoing debates on the processes of change in the Amazon, a region inherently tied to the expansion of internal and external socio-economic and environmental frontiers. This book offers interdisciplinary analyses from a range of scholars in Europe, Latin America, and the United States that question the rationale...
A year ago, Paulo Paulino, a Guajajara Indian, was murdered, with the assassination reverberating around the world. To mark the anniversary of his death, Fiona Watson, director of advocacy at Survival International and a member of LAB’s council, has written two articles. In the first, she interviews Paulino’s cousin Tainaky, who witnessed his death. In the second, she describes the violence...

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