‘Funai is ours’: Brazil’s Indigenous affairs agency is reclaimed under Lula

BRASÍLIA, Brazil — “We, civil servants, are reopening Funai to Indigenous peoples,” anthropologist Janete Carvalho announced in a recent act at the headquarters of Brazil’s federal agency for Indigenous affairs. Under former president Jair Bolsonaro, she said, Funai officials were “really forced to not fulfill our mission” over the past four years. “We, civil servants, are reopening … Continue reading ‘Funai is ours’: Brazil’s Indigenous affairs agency is reclaimed under Lula