‘The Indigenous future is today’: Brazil’s Free Land Camp
By Pê Magalhães
May 29, 2023
A conversation with Tarisson Nawa and Ariane Susui
No matter where in the world they live, Indigenous Peoples are some of nature’s best guardians: despite representing roughly 5 percent of the world’s population, they’re responsible for sustaining 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity on their lands.
And nowhere is this more evident than in Brazil, home to over 300 Indigenous Peoples whose lands cover roughly 14 percent of the country’s territory and primarily consist of vast forested areas in the Amazon region.