Indigenous Struggles to Preserve Their Land in Brazil

More information and registration at:
Monday, March 7, 2022
4pm-5:30pm CT (virtual)
Indigenous Struggles to Preserve Their Land in Brazil
Simultaneous interpretation between Portuguese and English will be available.

Please join us for a virtual roundtable featuring Indigenous leaders and scholars of Brazilian history and culture. Invited speakers will discuss the multiple forms of violence facing Indigenous communities as they struggle to preserve their land in the Amazon. From overlapping legacies of dispossession and displacement to a hostile political climate, this roundtable will focus on the challenges facing Indigenous people in Brazil and showcase their methods of resistance.


Handech Wakanã Mura, leader of the Mura people

Jones Dari Goettert, Professor, University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Eliel Benites, University of Mato Grosso do Sul, member of the Kaiowá group

Kathryn Sanchez, Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Organized by

Northwestern University

University of Wisconsin – Madison 

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee