Raoni (1979)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Social Issues, Biography, Environmental Science  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, France  |  
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This documentary profiles the indigenous people of the Megkronoti tribe who are being threatened with cultural extinction due to deforestation projects. Their chief and spokesman Raoni has brought international recognition to the problems of governmental policies concerning destruction of the Amazon Rain Forest.

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anthropology, ecology, forest, human-rights, native, Native-American, rainforest, struggle, tribe, wilderness, Amazon