Encounter in its Final Day

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Yesterday, Amazon Indians and other Encounter attendants took part in dialogues focused on indigenous participation in infrastructure planning and also on environmental sustainability. Today, they are marching in the street together in one final act of solidarity and protest.

See a full schedule of the week's events (in Portuguese): http://www.amazonia.org.br/altamira/programacao.html

Translation of today's events posted below:

May 23 (Friday)

Demonstrations in the Street

8:00 Concentration in the Altamira Municipal Gymnasium

9:00 Departure into the streets for a protest march and public ceremony

11:00 Close of the event at the banks of the Xingu River