This Indigenous forest guardian was wounded by shots from a passing car. Two other Guajajara tribe members have been killed and one other was wounded in Maranhão, Brazil. “This crime cannot go unpunished,” Guajajara leader Sonia Guajajara said in a statement.
The Fires Are Raging and The Amazonia continues to burn.........This is a devastation to Brazil—to the indigenous people who live there and the-plant and animal species that make this the most important bio-diverse Forest!!! President Bolsonaro please...
“No to the mining in our lands. No to deforestation. No more invasions and disrespect.” Brazil’s indigenous people demand urgent action for the #AmazonFires and an end to mining in the Amazon as world leaders are set to discuss the blaze at the #G7Summit
Brazil’s president recently opened the rainforest to ranching, farming and mining, which has contributed to a wave of deadly fires in the Amazon. Now, indigenous populations and the environment are potentially at risk. Watch "Go There" on Facebook:
The Amazon was in danger long before the fire that’s ravaged the rainforest for three weeks. Indigenous communities in Brazil have been struggling with illegal mining, logging, and the loss of protected status for indigenous lands.