Brazil: Tembe tribe fights illegal loggers to protect their land
“Illegal Loggers: The Tribe Waging War in the Amazon”, October 2014
On the Alto Rio Guamá reserve in Brazil, the Tembe tribe has been battling for decades to save its land from illegal loggers and settlers. As tension escalates, the Tembe people have now been forced to take up arms and confront the loggers, sparking violent clashes deep within the jungle. With the odds stacked against the tribe, VICE News traveled to the northern Brazilian state of Para to meet the Tembe and witness the tribe's struggle to protect its land.