Tag: Munduruku

Proposed Amazon dam attracts illegal loggers, threatens local farmers

Proposed Amazon dam attracts illegal loggers, threatens local farmers

As night falls on the Areia Homestead Project, forty kilometers from the town of Trairão, in the western portion of Pará state, the silence is cut short by the roar of approaching motorcycles. Armed men wearing hoods to conceal their identities ride up and circle...
Munduruku building new alliances to fight Tapajós Basin dams in Amazon

Munduruku building new alliances to fight Tapajós Basin dams in Amazon

Wearing a red-feathered headdress, torso painted in black swirls, with microphone in hand, chief Juarez Saw made a bold declaration: “The [Brazilian] government is coming here to get rid of everything — the natives, the forest and the river.” He was addressing 230...
A política munduruku

A política munduruku

Microfone na mão, tronco desenhado com traços pretos e um cocar de penas vermelhas na cabeça, o cacique Juarez Saw discursa: “O governo tá chegando aqui para acabar com tudo: o indígena, a floresta e o rio”. Às margens das bucólicas corredeiras do rio Tapajós, no...

MPF denuncia delegado da PF pelo assassinato de Adenilson Munduruku

O Ministério Público Federal (MPF) denunciou à Justiça Federal em Itaituba o delegado da Polícia Federal (PF) Antonio Carlos Moriel Sanches pelo crime de homicídio qualificado contra Adenilson Kirixi Munduruku, morto durante a Operação Eldorado, no dia 7 de novembro...