Digital Activism in the Rainforest

Digital Activism in the Rainforest
technology

Brazilian indians use digital tools to preserve their traditions and the environment.

Mauricio Soares
  • 9 november 2009

Searching for home on Google Earth was the spark that cacique (chief) Almir Surui needed to embark his tribe, the Paiter Surui, in a digital activism odyssey. The place that Almir and his tribe call home is the 7 de Setembro indigenous reserve, an area of about 250 thousand hectares located amidst the states of Rondônia and Mato Grosso, in the Brazilian midwest.

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