August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Monday, May 16, 2022

Sisters in Defense of the Amazon Rainforest: Oil Companies Bring Terror to Ecuadorian Amazon



Sisters in Defense of the Amazon Rainforest: Oil Companies Bring Terror to Ecuadorian Amazon, at Bioneers

By Brenda Norrell
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In the Headwaters of the Amazon.

"They blew up the ground and blew away the spirits of our ancestors."

They tortured her relatives and threatened to rape the young girls.

Nina Gualinga, and her sister Helena, told the Bioneers Conference of the terror, and climate change, that the oil companies had brought to their community of Sarayaku, where they swam in the Bobonaza River as children.

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