Brazil’s Afro-descendants, Quilombolas, Indigenous Peoples and traditional communities are under threat in the Amazon – and the Brazilian government is to blame, says Quilombola activist Selma Dealdina.

Follow Selma on Twitter at @selmadealdina.

Learn more about the National Coordination of Rural Black and Quilombola Communities’ Articulation (CONAQ) here.

Audio em Português;
English subtitle is available;


Selma Dealdina: Who is oppressing Indigenous Peoples and Quilombolas in Brazil? | #GLFAmazonia Must-see Speakers

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2021

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Peru

  • Global Landscapes Forum

  • Ford Foundation

  • Angela Mendes

    Socio-environmental Activist, Ashoka Brasil's fellow, Coordinator of Chico Mendes Comittee, Chico Mendes Committee

  • Dary Aguinda

    President, Kiwcha Amukina Women's Association, Ecuador

  • Selma Dealdina

    Executive Secretary, CONAQ (National Coordination of Rural Black and Quilombola Communities' Articulation)

  • Tatiana Amaral

    Anthropologist, SESC São Paulo

  • Dario Kopenawa

    Vice-president, Hutukara Yanomami Association

  • Hernan Nay Vargas

    Presidente, Organización Territorial de Base

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