‘Appalling’: Cargill-MacMillan Family Refuses to Meet With Indigenous Advocate

By Olivia Rosane
Common Dreams
October 13, 2023

“We knew that the company didn't care, but we expected more from the family,” one campaigner said.

The Cargill-MacMillan family refused to meet with a young Indigenous advocate who had traveled 4,000 miles to hand-deliver a letter calling on them to stop deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado grassland.

Security guards denied entry to 21-year-old Beka Saw Munduruku when she arrived at the driveway of the family's offices in Wayzata, Minnesota, on Thursday. The family had not responded to requests to arrange a meeting ahead of time.

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