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Community celebrates Amazon demarcation

Feature story | August 6, 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.

The Deni celebrate victory in fight for land rights

Press release | August 6, 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...

Deni Demarcation: the demarcation process

Publication | July 16, 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 | May 13, 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...

Greenpeace volunteer with Deni children

Image | August 5, 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.

Finishing the demarcation: after a long struggle

Image | May 12, 2003 at 1:00

Finishing the demarcation: after a long struggle the Deni Indians of the Brazilian Amazon will have their land demarcated by the government and protected from logging.

Present in the group portrait are several

Image | September 25, 2001 at 1:00

Present in the group portrait are several Deni people including Biruvi and Greenpeace members from team A which include Nilo D'Avila and Manuel Pinto. They are all in front of an official sign denoting Deni land.

Deni child with turtle shell

Image | February 1, 2001 at 1:00

Deni child with turtle shell, Cidadezinha village.

Deni woman in Visagem village.

Image | February 1, 2001 at 1:00

Deni woman in Visagem village.

Deni leader Vaisuvi working with theodolite

Image | February 1, 2001 at 1:00

Deni leader Vaisuvi working with theodolite during demarcation practice.

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