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Pankararu

Winners and losers are both on edge in Brazilian land struggle

By Mark A. Bonta / September 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Winners and losers are both on edge in Brazilian land struggle

Brazil’s Pankararu finally win land rights, but fight isn’t over. The struggle over land rights in the backlands of Brazil’s dry northeastern state of Pernambuco pits impoverished indigenous people against impoverished non-indigenous settlers. For once, indigenous people have won, but the 302 soon-to-be-evicted settler families aren’t happy and have nowhere to go. And they may […]

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