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CLIP 7548

Meeting the Kayapo tribe of Brazil

Meeting the Kayapo tribe of Brazil
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Key Info
  • Meeting the Kayapo tribe of Brazil
  • Duration: 01:12
  • Explorer Bruce Parry investigates Brazil's Para state where the battle for the Amazon is at its fiercest. Bruce reports on the connections of all those working to make an easy profit for the wealthy elite using the Amazon basin. He meets the Kayapo Indians, living in an unspoilt reserve in Brazil. This clip was first published as part of the Amazon website: bbc.co.uk/amazon/index.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    The Americas

  • Keywords: Bruce Parry, Brazil, South America, Amazon River, rainforest, Peru, loggers, rangers, Kayapo, tribe, indigenous, reserve
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to initiate research into the Kayapo Indians and how they have protected their reserve from destruction.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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