Brazil’s indigenous leaders risk their lives fighting for survival

Wyre Davies – BBC News, 06/20/2016

Brazil’s indigenous tribes are as diverse as they are numerous: from the south-western sate of Mato Grosso do Sul to the impenetrable northern jungles of the Amazon to the eastern Atlantic seaboard.

There’s one thing, perhaps above all others, these tribes have in common – the relentless, insatiable pressure on their land and resources.

Indeed, there is nowhere else on earth as dangerous for “defenders” of land or the environment as Brazil.

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