Indigenous Protesters Clash with Brazil Police

Over 200 years ago Kiks.ádi warriors lamented the withdrawal of their clan in the aftermath of the battle of Sitka between the Russians and Lingít. They lamented that they would not have another chance to engage their hated enemies in hand to hand combat ever again. Could they have imagined that 200 years later indigenous people would still be throwing down with their enemies?

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Brazil Natives world cup protest 1Hundreds protest outside World Cup stadium in capital over plans to shrink size of some reserves for indigenous groups.

from Al Jazeera via Earth First! Newswire, May 28, 2014

Indigenous protesters in traditional dress squared against Brazilian police mounted on horses in the country’s capital, just outside a new football stadium that will host World Cup matches this year.

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About Vince

I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.
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