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Unprecedented analysis maps the invasions of miners, loggers and even traffickers in territories with isolated peoples and shows how Covid and policies of the current government are strangling indigenous lands and the survival of the isolated peoples.
The murder of two isolated indigenous people by miners in the Yanomami Indigenous Territory, disclosed last week by the Hutukara Associação Yanomami (HAY), is a tragedy that had been foretold from several sides.