Riverine populations expelled from their homes years ago face the pandemic while still trying to reorganize their lives.
A journalist and indigenous poet brings interviews and reports from the Yanomami indigenous people and sertanistas about how mining has always been, and still is, a source of violence, death and disease.
In the Javari Valley, indigenous populations live in voluntary isolation. But the virus has reached the region.
The second episode of the "Scorched Earth" series covers the quilombola community of Alcântara, in Maranhão, where families experience a constant threat of expulsion.
The first episode of the "Scorched Earth" series features testimonials about the importance of indigenous women in community and national politics in Brazil.
People in the Amazon explain how destruction in the region relates to the coronavirus.