June 15, 2017

Pará, bloody Pará

Even when the police doesn’t kill in Pará, Brazil, it still lets others do the killing.
February 23, 2017

Xingu, the clamor coming from the forest in Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival

By Barbara Arisi & Felipe Milanez * Much to the chagrin of ranchers and agribusiness, one of Rio de Janeiro’s popular samba schools, Imperatriz Leopoldinense, is making visible the terrible consequences of agribusiness and hydropower dams on the Xingu Indigenous Park in this year’s Carnival.
June 10, 2016

The Few Remaining: Genocide Survivors and the Brazilian State

The death of Konibu, an elder Akuntsu shaman and political leader, forces us to consider what has been the role of the Brazilian state in this ongoing genocide, and what can be done to stop it.
November 19, 2015

War and cover up in the Amazon

FUNAI, Brazil’s National Indigenous Foundation, is accused of ignoring a serious conflict between two indigenous tribes in the Amazon.