There are over 20,000 illegal miners in the Yanomami Indigenous Territory - they're deforesting the Amazon, contaminating rivers with mercury and spreading disease and violence. In this video, Maurício Iximaweteri Yanomami, a health agent and leader of the Ixima village, speaks on the critical situation and asks people around the world to act against mining in the Yanomami territory, and in all Indigenous lands. -- Act now: -- #TribalVoice is a project by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples. More than one hundred and fifty million people in over sixty countries live in tribal societies. From the Amazon to the Kalahari, from the jungles of India to the Congo rainforest, Tribal Voice gives them a platform. They experience appalling racism and genocidal violence. Their lands and resources are stolen for profit. Their ways of life are being deliberately and systematically destroyed. Here they speak out about what matters to them; watch, listen, and get involved:

Tribes: the Yanomami

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