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Environmental degradation by multinational corporations: Two Indigenous leaders of Brazil speak about the impacts to their communities from extractive industries

Environmental degradation by multinational corporations: Two Indigenous leaders of Brazil speak about the impacts to their communities from extractive industries

The conference is co-organised by three swiss NGOs: The International Committee for Indigenous Peoples of the Americas – Incomindios (https://www.incomindios.ch/fr/), the Society for Threatened Peoples (https://www.gfbv.ch/fr/) and the Swiss Indigenous Network.
Áurea Anacé is a leader and representative of AMICE (Articulação das mulheres indígenas do Ceará – articulation of indigenous women from Ceará). Her struggle is for Tamarin (mother earth) and indigenous rights, but she also struggles for their territory’s Cauípe, the fresh water lagoon that is part of her people’s territory and is threatened by industries and real estate.
Angohó Pataxó is part of the village Naô Xohã (state of Minas Gerais), from the indigenous group Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe. This group suffered a major blow because of the burst of the Brumadinho dam. Angohó has been a very active member of her community in denouncing the environmental and social crimes from the mining company Vale, which the indigenous group had been trying to hold accountable for the impacts. »

The conference will be moderated by Mr Fernando Sousa and Mrs Helena Nyberg and it will be translated to and from protuguese, english and french

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Angohó Pataxó

Part of the village Naô Xohã (state of Minas Gerais), from the indigenous group Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe

Áurea Anacé

Leader and representative of AMICE Articulação das mulheres indígenas do Ceará – articulation of indigenous women from Ceará

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