Apolima-Arara people of demarcated indigenous land area recovery in 2011

Apolima-Arara people of demarcated indigenous land area recovery in 2011

Uploaded by: Administrator at 6/3/2013. Source: Media Advisory-Cimi      

            

            

 

            
                          

By Renato Santana,

Brasilia (DF)

 

The Apolima-Arara people resumed on the night of Sunday, 2, the area of the upper Rio Macaws Indigenous Juruá, Acre, demarcated in 2011 with just over 21 thousand hectares. Since then, the federal Government did not provide even a plan to begin the withdrawal of the invaders. The information is of leadership Chiquinho Arara.   

 

The area resumed is recognized by Apolima-Arara as Quiet village, part of the indigenous land in the small municipality of General Taumaturgo. The natives are camped out in school and began construction of dwellings. For now, no incident of conflict with non-indigenous occupants were recorded.

 

As Chiquinho Arara, Apolima-Arara tired of waiting and decided to make themselves to be resumed. During this year and last year, the lead was at least twice in Brasilia to address the situation of the people. During the peoples Summit in June 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, denounced the slowness of the Government to return the land to its people.

 

The group is composed of indigenous to 475 resumed living in less than 10 thousand hectares of the total 21 declared as traditional occupation. The Apolima-Arara occupied just land in one of the banks of the rio Juruá River, a tributary of the Ammonia, and with the resumption came to the other side of the river.  

via~ http://odescortinardaamazonia.blogspot.com.br/2013/06/povo-apolima-arara-retoma-area-de-terra.html

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