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Brazil

This episode focuses on Brazil's Waiapi peoples who fight to maintain control over their lands. Excepts from Jeffrey O'Connor's film "At the Edge of Conquest, " offers a dramatic and intimate account of the Waiapi tribe's controntation with the Brazilian government in an attempt to secure permanent boundaries and to halt illegal mining procedures on their territory. The film concludes with examples of other indigenous peoples around the world who are fighting for land rights. Segment from the television program Rights & wrongs broadcast April 13, 1995. 27 min.

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