Indigenous race of the Amazon It is on the verge of destruction. Rita, an old woman and from the village பிரிப்புகுரா, With a tone of resignation, reveals Fear of who the timber merchants are Acting illegally in the territory of their community kills their family members.
One of the most vulnerable isolated tribes in the world is the Pripura, who live in Mato Grosso in southern Brazil. It is an area that has been illegally invaded and destroyed for many years for felling trees and for meat production.
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“I care about them. They will kill them, and no one will,” Rita said in an interview with NGO Survival International in September 2021. The elderly woman referred to her brother Baita and her son-in-law Tamandua.
The last three surviving members of the Pribkura people, also known as the ‘Butterfly Men’ or ‘Butterfly People’, are the names given to them by their neighboring Cavian Indians, indicating their constant movement. “They open their wings and disappear into the woods,” La Vanguardia said.
In Rita’s case, he lives in regular contact with outsiders. Pita and Tamandua, on the other hand, spend their days deep in the Amazon, embracing their traditional way of life. Many years ago, nine relatives of these people and other aborigines of their tribe were massacred.
They condemn the threat against separatism
The பிரிப்புகுரா They have been victimized by strangers for many years; However, the rate of destruction of their territories has accelerated in recent times.
Survival International released the photos on Tuesday, November 30th. The pictures show the illegal farm within the experience areas of the aforementioned tribes.
“Roads, fences and even an airstrip were built, and hundreds of bulls were brought to the site. The deforestation rate in the area has risen over the past two years,” the NGO said.
The incursions were in violation of a six-month land protection order issued by Brazilian authorities in September, which barred all outsiders from entering Pribura land.
“The invaders are rapidly approaching the isolated Pribgura Indians. They resist with all their might, and so do we. Only a major public outcry can stop the genocide of separatists and other isolated tribes, ”warned Sarah Schener, director of Survival International.
Jair Paulsonaro pointed out that the cause of the destruction of Pripura
Indigenous rights advocates and organizations in particular have blamed Brazilian President Jair Bolzano for intensifying the destruction of the Pribura Reserve.
“There can be no great evidence of the total impunity experienced by the land occupiers in President Bolsanaro – in fact, active support – commercial livestock activities in an important inland area that is supposed to be protected by law,” Schenger added.
Brazil is at the center of criticism for the environmental policy adopted by the current government. Between August 2020 and July 2021, the total area destroyed in the Brazilian Amazon was 13,235 square kilometers.
When, Jair Bolzano after his trip to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Qatar At the end of November, he promised news of the possibility without any support The Amazon disappeared due to growing deforestation and several fires They are misrepresented and propagated by Brazilians who want to tarnish the image of the country and intimidate investments.