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Occupy the Dam: Brazil's Indigenous Uprising


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Cal
- 885 days ago - alternet.org
In the Amazonian backcountry, tribes are challenging construction of the world's third-largest dam--by dismantling it.



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Sue H. (5)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:33 pm
Good, brave people, I stand with you in spirit.
 

Monica D. (580)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 7:50 pm
Good!
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Friday July 27, 2012, 7:13 am
How brave and how direct this action is!
 

Kip Mapes (28)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:15 am
and the fight continues, so be it I am with You!
 

Ben Oscarsito (358)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:39 am
Way to go!
http://amazonwatch.org/
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:12 am
stand up!!!
 

Susan V. (81)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:44 am
Please sign this if you haven't already. Thanks

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/445/872/396/halt-construction-on-belo-monte-dam/
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 11:01 am
It is their home, they are doing what we should all do standing up for their environment and way of life - good on you.
now signing.
 

Adam C. (32)
Friday July 27, 2012, 11:43 am
I love it. Bullies rely on acquiescence and apathy. Indigenous people are powerful and are rising up!
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Friday July 27, 2012, 9:17 pm
Thanks Cal......GREAT....the Indigenous people need to fight for there rights, DON'T BACK DOWN!!!!
 
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