Frina Lorin
Frina Lorin

Sorry I told the truth that one time. Won’t happen again.


He showed up in the naked room, with war paint and armed with a machete. He approached the president of Petrobras - Brazilian electricHe showed up in the naked room, with war paint and armed with a machete. He approached the president of Petrobras - Brazilian electric company - and, putting the sharp sheet of the machete on his cheek, told him that his people and the entire Amazon considered building the dam as a declaration of war.
After he said, ′′ You're a liar, we don't need electricity; that's not going to feed us like the river does. We need our rivers to flow freely, our future depends on that. We need our jungle to hunt and meet. We don't need your dam!"
Tuira Kayapo is the indigenous warrior the world knew when, at the Altamira-Brazil meeting in 1989, she opposed the construction of the Xingu River Dam
Akapl
...read more

He showed up in the naked room, with war paint and armed with a machete. He approached the president of Petrobras - Brazilian electric company - and, putting the sharp sheet of the machete on his cheek, told him that his people and the entire Amazon considered building the dam as a declaration of war. After he said, ′′ You're a liar, we don't need electricity; that's not going to feed us like the river does. We need our rivers to flow freely, our future depends on that. We need our jungle to hunt and meet. We don't need your dam!"  Tuira Kayapo is the indigenous warrior the world knew when, at the Altamira-Brazil meeting in 1989, she opposed the construction of the Xingu River Dam  Akapl