We Don’t Want Alms or Glass Beads, But Respect, Says Brazilian Indigenous Leader – brazzil

Interview with indigenous chief Alvaro Tukano on the situation of indigenous peoples in Brazil and Covid-19

Álvaro Fernandes Sampaio Tukano is the chief of the 260,000 hectares Balaio Indian Reservation of the Tukano people on the upper Rio Negro in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. For decades, the 67-year-old defends the rights of the indigenous peoples, their territories and traditions.

 

Source: We Don’t Want Alms or Glass Beads, But Respect, Says Brazilian Indigenous Leader – brazzil

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