Raiara Azevêdo de Barros
Raiara Azevêdo de Barros was born in the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, in the municipality of Xapuri, in the Brazilian state of Acre.
She is the daughter of rubber tapper and environmental activist Raimundo Mendes de Barros (aka Raimundão), a friend of Chico Mendes.
She is currently in high school and plans to attend college to study environmental management. She contributes to the Young Citizens of the Amazon Blog.