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Amazon forest sees new alliance emerge

“We both depend on the Tapajos river”, says cacique (indigenous leader) Juarez Saw Munduruku. “We are threatened in the same way by the government’s big projects, by loggers and by miners.” The Munduruku are repaying an earlier favour, the cacique says. In 2013 the non-indigenous inhabitants of Mangabal responded to the Munduruku when they called for mobilisation against a new ...

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Amazon forest sees new alliance emerge

“We both depend on the Tapajos river”, says cacique (indigenous leader) Juarez Saw Munduruku. “We are threatened in the same way by the government’s big projects, by loggers and by miners.” The Munduruku are repaying an earlier favour, the cacique says. In 2013 the non-indigenous inhabitants of Mangabal responded to the Munduruku when they called for mobilisation against a new ...

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