Marie Michael Library


Owners of the Water: Conflict and Collaboration Over Rivers


33:08 min.

File No



DVD; Development Studies Collection


A central Brazilian Xavante and a Wayuu from Venezuela (both prominent politicians), and a US anthropologist explore an indigenous campaign to protect the Rio das Mortes river from the effects of uncontrolled Amazonian soy cultivation.  The video highlights a civic protest that brings attention to deforestation and excessive use of agritoxins in unregulated soy cultivation.

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