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A Conversation with Indigenous Leader Arassari Pataxó: Expansion, Exploration, and Resistance

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A Conversation with Indigenous Leader Arassari Pataxó: Expansion, Exploration, and Resistance

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The Gables UCC Green Christians and the Steven J Green School of International and Public Affairs FIU Present


A Conversation with Indigenous Leader Arassari Pataxó:
Expansion, Exploration, and Resistance

 
Sunday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary  
A light lunch will be served beforehand.
 
Arassari Pataxó is a leader, teacher, and spokesperson of the Pataxó People from the Barra Velha Territory in the state of Bahia, Brazil. He defines himself as “a warrior who fights for respect and for the rights of Indigenous peoples in Brazil.” He coordinates the pedagogical project “Indigenous Day is Every Day” and through his vision and leadership, Arassari strives to open the world’s eyes to the importance of keeping Indigenous peoples on their land, showing how they respect and live with it.

“We are considered the guardians of the forest,” he has said. “We are the barrier between destruction and preservation.” 

Please join us for this timely, meaningful, important conversation.

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Date:
April 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Venue

Sanctuary