In this public address, transcribed and translated from the Portuguese, two leaders of Brazil’s pan-ethnic Indigenous rights movement, Sônia Guajajara and Célia Xakriabá, describe their respective formation, their involvement in environmental and human rights struggles, and the global stakes involved in the recognition and protection of the traditional territorial claims and land-use practices of Indigenous peoples in the Brazilian Amazon and beyond.
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McNee, Malcolm, "“Indigenous Women on the Frontlines of Climate Activism: The Battle for Environmental Justice in the Amazon” Sônia Guajajara and Célia Xakriabá" (2021). Spanish and Portuguese: Faculty Publications, Smith College, Northampton, MA.