Saturday, May 31, 2008

‘The Xingu Encounter’

InterContinental Cry
Reportback from ‘the Xingu Encounter’
Posted: 30 May 2008 07:56 PM CDT
Thousands gathered in Altamira, Para-Brazil last week for the Xingu Forever Alive Encounter, an historic gathering of Indigenous Peoples and allies opposed to damming the Xingu River. A similar gathering took place in 1989, “where the Kayapó and other tribes from the Xingu basin rejected the Brazilian government’s plans for a series of six hydroelectric dams [...]

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