Rising above the drone of slow-moving traffic on a street in central London, a woman in a traditional headdress shouts into a megaphone. “We’re fighting to protect our lands,” she says through a translator to an audience of around 100 people. “It’s not just for our wellbeing and our livelihoods, it’s not just our lives. It’s for the health of the planet, it’s for life, for all of us.”

She is Célia Xakriabá, one of 10 Indigenous leaders from Brazil travelling through Europe as part of the Indigenous Blood: Not a Single Drop More advocacy tour. It is organised by APIB, the Association of Indigenous ...


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