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Brazil Detains 18 People Involved in Murder of Indian Leader

The Brazilian police have arrested 18 people accused of killing  an indigenous leader last ...

Brazilian Indians Get Special Secretariat to Deal with Their Health

Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, signed on March 24 the Provisional Measure ...

Brazilian Shaman Urges World to Sign Indian Rights Law

Davi Kopenawa, a Yanomami shaman from the Brazilian Amazon, dubbed "the Dalai Lama of ...

Killings of Indians in Brazil Fall 40%, Still 53 Were Murdered in 2008

At least 53 Brazilian Indians were murdered in nine states in Brazil during the ...

Brazilian Indians Demand Inquiry on Police Violence

In a massive display of solidarity about 130 representatives of 21 indigenous people in ...

Over 70 Indians Elected as Mayors and City Council Members in Brazil

Brazil's latest municipal elections, on October 5, resulted in a growing number of indigenous ...

Brazilian Indians Demand More Respect from Authorities

On July 27, there was a public hearing to discuss projects affecting indigenous lands. ...

Brazil Spends More with Indians, But They Still Have No Voice

An analysis of specific actions in favor of indigenous peoples in the Brazilian budget ...

Brazilian Congress Creates Committee to Deal with Indian Issues

During a joint session held last week, Brazil’s National Congress approved the creation of ...

Brazil Recognizes There’s Still a Long Way to Integrate Indians in Society

The executive secretary of Brazil’s Ministry of Justice, Luiz Paulo Barreto, participated, Tuesday, March ...