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Story Publication logo July 17, 2019

The Sateré-Mawé Retake Ancestral Land Threatened by Loggers and Land Thieves (Portuguese)


Benito Miquiles, a Sateré man. Image by Matheus Manfredini. Brazil, 2019.

On the division between Pará and Amazonas states in the Brazilian Amazon, young men from the Sateré...

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Image by Bernardino Miquiles. Brazil, 2019.
Image by Matheus Manfredini. Brazil, 2019.

In a region historically occupied by the Sateré-Mawé people, the Indians are demanding that the National Indigenous Agency (Funai) correct the boundaries of the Indigenous Andirá-Marau land. A Mongabay reporting team, supported by the Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center, accompanied their trip to regions which will become future villages.

Read the full story on InfoAmazonia in Portuguese