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Community celebrates Amazon demarcation

Feature story | 6 August, 2003 at 0:00

After more than 18 years of campaigning, it's time to dance. The final line has been drawn protecting over 3.5 million hectares of Amazon rainforest, and now Brazilian indigenous people, called the Deni, celebrate the demarcation of their land.

Deni Demarcation: the demarcation process

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

The law considers indigenous rights over their territories to be original rights,that is a right that existed before the adoption of the legislation itself. This media briefing outlines the process of indigenous demarcation in the Brazilian Amazon.

Amazon community prevails over loggers

Feature story | 13 May, 2003 at 0:00

The Amazon rainforest is more than ancient trees and endangered species. It is home for millions of people and their way of life is often threatened by forest destruction. This was the case for the Deni Indians whose land was under threat by a...

The Deni celebrate victory in fight for land rights

Press release | 6 August, 2003 at 0:00

The Brazilian indigenous peoples, the Deni, today celebrated the completion of the demarcation of their land with traditional songs and dance after more than 18 years of campaigning. The ceremony, organized by the Deni's patarahu (chiefs), took...

Greenpeace volunteer with Deni children

Image | 5 August, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace volunteer with Deni children. The Brazilian indigenous peoples, the Deni, celebrate the completion of the demarcation of their land after more than 18 years of campaigning.

Local land owners

Image | 10 May, 2006 at 5:09

Local land owners, Greenpeace activists and volunteers look at demarcation maps at the Global Forest Rescue Station.

Deni mother and child and a way of life protected

Image | 12 May, 2003 at 1:00

Deni mother and child and a way of life protected for future generations.

Deni children holding a sign that will be

Image | 12 May, 2003 at 1:00

Deni children holding a sign that will be used to mark their territory preserving their land and their future from logging invasions.

Greenpeace campaigner Nilo D'Avila with the

Image | 12 May, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace campaigner Nilo D'Avila with the Deni reviewing the final demarcation process.

After a long struggle the Deni Indians of

Image | 12 May, 2003 at 1:00

After a long struggle the Deni Indians of teh Brazilian Amazon will have their land demarcated by the government and protected from logging.

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