Indigenous rap on the pandemic and coronavirus
Brazilian indigenous rap in response to Covid-19
- Human Rights Abuses
- Partner film
“We ask for protection from all our relatives and brothers in the struggle in this moment of global pandemic.
We indigenous people know very well what it is to face illnesses that have come from afar, without a cure even from our traditional medicines. All of us who live today are the survivors of countless epidemics that wiped out entire peoples and destroyed many others. We are the resistance today to all that has hit and hits us, the fruits of our strength in raising ourselves after each fall. We are the ones who insisted on standing and assuming who we are and we will never leave. May Ñawêra give us the way and protect us in this new storm. Force warriors and warriors!”
Kaê Guajajara and Kandu Puri
Weaving a line between ancestry and indigenous futurism, Kaê Guajajara has been breaking the silence and the chains imposed by racism ...
Young indigenous leaders are mobilising, from Guatemala to Brazil. Youth members of the AMPB and COICA travelled to the village of Itapicuru of the Xakriaba people for a cultural exchange. They share stories and struggles, from religion to water, education to culture identifying similar themes despite the distance in geography.
Directed by Benjamin Ross & Brittany Neff, a CoReality & Scenic production. The Amazon is burning. Decades of environmental protections have been undone and ecological devastation has accelerated to an unimaginable pace and scale. The Guardians of the Forest, a volunteer monitoring force of the Guajajara tribe, are the last line of defense for the […]