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The Brazilian 1988 constitution expired October 1993 and is due to be revised. If it is revised, negative public attitudes indicate that there is reason for indigenous populations to worry that they will lose rights granted to them under the 1988…

This article is about the Brazilian Federal Court of Appeals upholding the rights of indigenous peoples in case between the Indigenous Rights Core and Parachi Maginco and Impar timber companies.

Conflicts of the demarcation of indigenous lands between the Macuxi and land owners in Brazil leads to the death of Democlides Albuquerque Carneiro.

The Human Genome Project wants to collect samples from the Yanomami.


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Suicide rates climb in Indian communities.


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The Surui ask for help with security.


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Indigenous organizations agree to work together for a common goal.


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Finding justice for the Tikuna massacre proves to be difficult.


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An excerpt from a speech given by David Kopenawa Yanomami.

Constitutional Revision Threatens Indigenous Rights.pdf
The 1993 Constitutional revision worries Indigenous groups in Brazil, in regards to demarcation of indigenous reserves and exploitation of natural resources on Indigenous lands.

Violence Against Indian Peoples in Brazil in 1992.pdf

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An annual 1992 report in Brazil shows that violence and disease are the cause of many indigneous deaths.

Stopping The Clearing Of Timber From Indigenous Lands.pdf
The Nucleus for Indigenous Rights in Brazil filed a suit to halt logging activities on Indigenous reserves.
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