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Claudio Villas-Boas, Protector de los Pueblos Indígenas

By Efrain Nieves Claudio Villas-Boas was born in Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil on December 8 1916. In 1961, Claudio, along with two of his brothers, Leonardo and Orlando, succeeded in  getting the entire upper Xingu National Park Reservation legally protected for the indigenous population of Brazil; thus creating the first indigenous reserve in South America. The anthropologist Kenneth S. […]

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