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'Fighting for Our Lives' Indigenous Voices from UN Climate Summit in Egypt

'Fighting for Our Lives' Indigenous Voices from UN Climate Summit in Egypt

Article by Brenda Norrell
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They came from drought-stricken Africa and from the villages in the Amazon, where their rivers and forests are under attack. They came from the Pacific, where they battle military waste. They came from the United States where oil and gas wells are now leading the world in dangerous emissions.

Indigenous came from around the world, with the ancestral knowledge and wisdom of climate solutions. Their voices, and protests, echoed around the world.

Ativista indígena, presidente do Instituto Indígena do Tocantins,
artista visual e cantora no grupo Indaçú.

"I come from a beautiful place where nature shows its wise harmony," said this Indigenous activist from the Amazon in Brazil. "Sometimes the wind comes and whispers in my ear, Do not be afraid you are not inferior to anyone. You are not superior to anyone."

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