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Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (6-7).pdf
Atamai, the principal chief of the Wauja Nation asks for support from international groups and individuals after countless acts of violence, sanctioned by Brazilian laws, have been committed against them. These acts range from assault and battery to…

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (8-10).pdf
2 & 3
40,000 gold miners invaded Roraima. 15 Yanomami died as a result of the miners bringing malaria into Yanomami territory. Rivers have been polluted with mercury and gold miners are quickly spreading venereal diseases.

Vol. 4, No. 1 (9).pdf
Julia, a Macuxi Indian, asks for help from US citizens to help her situation in Roraima, Brazil.

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (7-8).pdf
A gold rush in the Roraima region of Brazil brought thousands of miners to the area. These miners brought many diseases with them that the Yanomami Tribe was not immune to, thus wiping out 15% of the tribe. The Brazilian Government ordered the…

Roraima_Brazil_Forest_Fires_Reach_Yanomami_Territory (1).pdf
The combination of drought and forest fires have threatened thousands of indigenous people.
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