« Land for the indigenous people has no commercial value, as in the private sense of civil possession. It is a relationship of identity, which includes spirituality and existence, and it is possible to affirm that there is no indigenous community without land »  — Barbara Crane Navarro

Indigenous people brandishing the Brazilian Constitution Brazil’s Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin cast his vote to reject the time frame thesis and in favor of indigenous peoples’ rights.  Fachin stated: « There is no greater legal certainty than complying with the Constitution, » rebutting the ruralist argument that demarcations without a « time frame » generate legal uncertainty. In […]

« Land for the indigenous people has no commercial value, as in the private sense of civil possession. It is a relationship of identity, which includes spirituality and existence, and it is possible to affirm that there is no indigenous community without land »  — Barbara Crane Navarro