The mayor of Lyon meets Chief Raoni
Monday May 22, 2023, Chief Raoni was in Lyon.
Chief Raoni, meeting with the Metropolis of Lyon, the City of Lyon and young students from the Germaine Tillon school at the Station Mue.
On this occasion he answered the children about the future of the planet, the forest and the fact of just breathing, then, in the company of the mayor of Lyon and Watatakalu Yawalapiti, they planted a tree
Chief Raoni was accompanied, among others, by Watatakalu Yawalapiti, Brazilian indigenous activist, defender of the Amazon and activist working for the protection of the environment
For several days, chiefs from Amazonia have been touring Europe as part of the "Objective Zero Deforestation" campaign, conducted in partnership with the Rainforest Association (AFV).
Watatakalu Yawalapiti is the leader of the indigenous women's association of the Xingu Indigenous Park, in the northeastern state of Mato Grosso, in the southern Amazon of Brazil. The Yawalapiti are one of the sixteen tribes belonging to the Xingu people.
Chief of the Kayapo people, Raoni Metuktire is an international figure in the struggle to preserve the Amazon rainforest and indigenous culture.
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