Nísio Gomes

    Brazil Detains 18 People Involved in Murder of Indian Leader

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

    Indians at Health ministry

    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 Davi Kopenawa

    Brazilian Shaman Urges World to Sign Indian Rights Law

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

    Indians from Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

    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 ...

    Tupinambá Indians in Bahia state, Brazil

    Brazilian Indians Demand Inquiry on Police Violence

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

    Mayor of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Pedro Garcia

    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 ...