Deforestation versus Indigenous peoples – V « When you cut down the trees you assault the spirits of our ancestors. When you dig for minerals you impale the heart of the Earth. »

Barbara Crane Navarro

Kayapo Chief Raoni Metuktire

« When you cut down the trees you assault the spirits of our ancestors. When you dig for minerals you impale the heart of the Earth. And when you pour poisons on the land and into the rivers – chemicals from agriculture and mercury from gold mines – you weaken the spirits, the plants, the animals and the land itself. When you weaken the land like that, it starts to die. If the land dies, if our Earth dies, then none of us will be able to live, and we too will all die.»

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The Amazon rainforest on fire

Now in his 90’s, Chief Raoni Metuktire is still fighting for the life of his people’s ancestral territory in the Amazon rainforest. He filed a complaint on January 22, 2021 before the International Criminal Court in The Hague against Jair Bolsonaro. He accuses the…

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