Monday, October 18, 2021
As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, with more than 300 known cases already in Brazil, and members of Pres. Jair Bolsonaro’s staff infected, an evangelical Christian organization has purchased a helicopter with plans to contact and convert isolated indigenous groups in the remote Western Amazon.Ethnos360, formerly known as the New Tribes Mission, is...

Assédio missionário

Describes increasing threat to isolated tribes in the Amazon by evangelical missionaries - including those from American churches
Covers the growing influence of evangelical churches in indigenous communities - in particular the conversion of the indigenous by other indigenous
Describes impacts of successive waves of Christian missionaries on the Paiter-Suruí tribe (MT-RO). It also looks at the political context - with the growing influence of the ruralista and evangelical blocs in Congress

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