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Kayapo Tribe in Danger of by mp_addict19 on 3 February 2013 8:56pm
 
The President of Brazil has signed a contract that will build the Belo Monte Dam. However, this will cause major flooding and put the lives of the tribes living among the Amazon in danger, one being the Kayapo tribe.

400,000 acres will be flooded.

There are a couple pictures that I've found pertaining to this ... and ...

http://yugendreams.tumblr.com/post/35052928540/an-indigenous-woman-holds-her-child-while-trying

This is just terrible.
 
Re: Kayapo Tribe in Danger of by suzulu on 5 February 2013 1:38pm
 
I feel so sorry for them.
 
Re: Kayapo Tribe in Danger of by tucsonmike on 6 February 2013 1:24am
 
As tragic as this is, we are discussing 8000 people vs. millions, who will benefit from the dam.
 



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