Articles by Spensy Pimentel

Spensy Pimentel is a brazilian journalist and anthropologist. He has worked as a reporter in Brazil since the 1990s, having followed stories throughout the country and Latin America. As an anthropologist at the Centro de Estudos Ameríndios, at the Universidade de São Paulo (Cesta-USP), he developed works mainly with the Guarani peoples and also did a research internship at the Universidade Nacional Autónoma de México. In 2018, he launched, in partnership with Joana Moncau, the documentary "Monoculture of Faith", about the aggressions of neoPentecostal groups against Guarani-Kaiowa shamans. He currently works as a university professor in Bahia. He started his collaboration with Mongabay in 2020, with a report about the Pataxó people.