Grass Roots Movements

Brazil

Associação Terra Indígena Xingu (ATIX)

Associação Terra Indígena Xingu (ATIX)

While indigenous people have cultivated organic products for centuries, ATIX is the first indigenous collective to have gained organic certification in Brazil, greatly enhancing their economic independence. Comprised of 16 indigenous communities, it sells two tons of...

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Associação Ashaninka do Rio Amônia Apiwtxa (Apiwtxa)

Associação Ashaninka do Rio Amônia Apiwtxa (Apiwtxa)

The rights of indigenous people in Brazil are often ignored, according to National Geographic. For many groups who live in the Amazon rainforest and experience deforestation and resource exploitation, that often means their ways of life are threatened. The Ashaninka...

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