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Davi Kopenawa Yanomami

Davi Kopenawa Yanomami

The tribal leader of the 9,000-strong Yanomami community in Roraima, northern Brazil. He has campaigned for 10 years for legislative protection of Yanomami territory - an area of nine million hectares of tropical forests, lakes and mountains. This area is not only an important cultural heritage, but one of the world's largest "banks" of genetic diversity.

Additional Info

  • Location:


    c/o Fundacao Nacional do Indio

    Ed. Lex, Bloco A

    Sala 349 SEPS 702/902

    Zona Central

    70390-025 Brasília-DF Brasília/DF


  • Phone Number: (61) 313-3500
  • Fax Number: 55 (61) 226-7500
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  • Website: Davi Kopenawa Yanomami on Wikipedia