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Lesson Plan July 27, 2021

Indigenous Representation, Discrimination, and Erasure in Brazil’s Cities

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Warm-up: Why is representation important?

Analyzing the Reporting: "This place is also mine': Brazil’s Indigenous on prejudice in the city" by Karla Mendes for Mongabay [video]

Extension Activities: 

  1. Reflective Writing: Write a one-page paper, or craft a short presentation, on erasure in your community.
  2. Reflective Writing: Write a one-page paper, or craft a short presentation, on your own experience with erasure. 
  3. Visual Journalism: Karla Mendes utilizes photography and video to share her research on the experiences of Indigenous people living in Brazil’s urban areas. Create a photo series, or a short video, that reflects your own research on the experiences of a person or group who is facing erasure in your community.

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