Kayapo Assemble to Defend the Xingu

Gathered in the Kayapo village Piara├žu near banks of the imperiled Xingu River in May 2011, an assembly of 320 Indigenous representatives from 18 ethnicities from the Xingu basin and beyond were joined by leaders of the Movimento Xingu Vivo and Amazon Watch to discuss the impending human rights and environmental disaster that is the Belo Monte Dam, and ways for its opponents to forge a single and unified force to resist its construction.

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