Youth Exchange - COICA and AMPB youth meet APIB

Indigenous youth mobilise in Brazilian cultural exchange


Duration: 10:55

Available in 3 languages

Released: September 2018

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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.

Recognition to Land, Territories and Resources

Communities need ownership over their ancestral land in order to protect forests. With no formal land title traditional communities often face serious conflict when trying to evict illegal loggers, poachers and land grabbers. Who will believe their claims without precise maps and legal title deeds?

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