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Video: Voices of the Forest | Edna Shanenawa (Portuguese)

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Thirty years ago, leaders of rubbertappers and Indigenous peoples joined forces to demand the...

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Edna Shanenawa is interviewed in the series "Voices of the Forest: Forest Peoples Alliance." Image by Le Monde Diplomatique Brasil. Brazil, 2020.
Edna Shanenawa is interviewed in the series 'Voices of the Forest: Forest Peoples Alliance.' Image by Le Monde Diplomatique Brasil. Brazil, 2020.

The seventh episode of the series, "Voices of the Forest: The Chico Mendes Forest Peoples Alliance Today," features Edna Shanenawa.

"Mother Earth takes back. Rainforests take back as well because they also have a spirit, they are alive. All living beings have a spirit."

To see the interview in Portuguese, please click here.

A entrevistada do sétimo episódio da série Vozes da Floresta - A aliança dos Povos da Floresta de Chico Mendes a nossos dias é Edna Shanenawa.

"A mãe terra, também ela cobra. A floresta também cobra. Porque elas também tem espírito. Elas tem vida. E todos os seres que tem vida tem espírito."

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