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My name is Jasir De Souza.
I am a Macuxi and my name in my language is Salomão. I live in Roraima state in the north of Brazil and we, the Macuxi, are the biggest population of indigenous peoples in Raposa Serra do Sol. We also have other indigenous peoples who live near us like the Wapichana, Ingaricó, Patamona, Taripan, Lanomami, Wapichamas, and Uaiuai people.
I am a Macuxi Indian. I am 60 years old. When I talk with the older generation of indigenous peoples, our relatives and friends, they say at the time of our grandparents and our great grandparents there were no white people around,
it was just our people. We lived from the land, fishing and hunting.…
Mon opinion sur la nouvelle loi sur l’immigration adoptée il y a quelques semaines par le parlement européen.
Last week the EU parliament enforced a new law on illegal immigration. According to that law, each illegal immigrant arrested in EU countries, if he refuses to return in his country, will be imprisoned for eighteen months before his expulsion. It was also said that the illegal immigrants will be prevented from staying in EU countries for 5 years. When I’d received the news, I was horrified and disgusted. I felt like that because that law is against nature. Not only it makes me think a lot about the slogan of the cop9 ” one world, one nature, our future”, but also…
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