In video, academics and social leaders show support to chief Raoni Yanomami’s Nobel Peace Prize 2020 campaign.
The Amazonia Latitude team went to Oxford University for an important colloquium on the Amazon from January 30 to February 2. The colloquium discussed environmental and political issues in the Amazon region and allowed indigenous leaders to voice their concerns and brainstorm potential solutions. One of the indigenous leaders present at this event was Cacique Raoni Metuktire ; he is a renown indigenous leader, environmentalist, and a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize 2020.
At this colloquium, respected politicians and academics provided their support for Raoni’s candidature. Academics such as John Hemming and Suzanna Hecht showed their support for Raoni and vocalized the importance of his work for the Amazonian region and beyond. This video portrays Raoni’s journey to Oxford and the various voices that support and respect his work and positive influence on the world.
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