« The gold prospectors crammed into the highlands of our forest. Countless white people feverishly dug into the ground of the forest, which all stank of the motors’ xawara epidemic fumes. » — Barbara Crane Navarro

Yanomami territory, Rio Orinoco, Amazonas, Venezuela As the Yanomami spokesman and shaman Davi Kopenawa says in his book The Falling Sky :  « They cleared landing paths all over the place for their airplanes and helicopters, which constantly crisscrossed the sky. They marched past the forest people’s houses in dense columns, as numerous as koyo ants. The women […]

« The gold prospectors crammed into the highlands of our forest. Countless white people feverishly dug into the ground of the forest, which all stank of the motors’ xawara epidemic fumes. » — Barbara Crane Navarro

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