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Occupy the Dam: Brazil's Indigenous Uprising

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- 2155 days ago -
In the Amazonian backcountry, tribes are challenging construction of the world's third-largest dam--by dismantling it.

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Sue H (7)
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

Alexandra Rodda (180)
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 O (154)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:39 am
Way to go!

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

Susan V (80)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:44 am
Please sign this if you haven't already. Thanks

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 (30)
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 (416)
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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