Brazil’s indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon ‘to last drop of blood’


Indigenous people from the Mura tribe show a deforested area in unmarked indigenous lands inside the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil August 20, 2019.

Members of Brazil’s Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle.

Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amazon rainforest. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino