"The forest is more important standing than knocked over," an interview at the Free Land Encampment

During this year’s annual gathering of indigenous groups in Brasilia in late April, called the Free Land Encampment, indigenous women from a wide range of ethnic groups spread around in and out the Amazon region criticized changes made by Jair Bolsonaro’s administration.

Maria Eva Canoé told Mongabay about the struggles her people are facing under new Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

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Source: Mongabay

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