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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: introduction

Publication | 17 July, 2003 at 0:00

The Deni are an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest. Their traditional lifestyle was under threat by logging and fishing, but after a long struggle supported by Greenpeace and other groups, the Deni lands have been...

Deni demarcation: Greenpeace and the Deni

Publication | 17 July, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace has been working with the Deni, a remote indigenous group in the Amazon, for the past four years aiming to protect their land and their which was under threat by loggers and other invasions.

Deni demarcation: 2001 - demarcation year

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

After 16 years of waiting the Deni decided to demarcate their own lands with the support of Greenpeace, CIMI and OPAN. Within a month the government offically recognised the Deni's right to their land and agreed to complete the demarcation.

Deni demarcation: Deni culture and history

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

As an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest, their history and their culture is defined by the forest around them as they live in equalibrium with nature. But they have also had they share of contact with the outside...

Deni demarcation: letter from the Deni to Funai

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

Letter from the Deni to the Brazilian government agency Funai which is in charge of all indigenous demarcations telling them the want the demaration of their lands to be completed.

Deni demarcation: the right to the land

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

This briefing explores the Brazilian law that gives all indigenous people the right to their traditional territories.

Deni demarcation: facts and figures

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

This briefings contains facts and figures about the Deni, an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Brazilian Amazon who have finally had their lands demarcated after a 16 year wait.

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.

Deni demarcation: WTK and the Deni

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace first made contact with the Deni in 1999 while investigating a land claim by Malaysian logging giant WTK. The land WTK had bought from an illegal landowner overlaped with a large area of Deni territory. This is when teh Deni decided it...

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