« Land for the Indigenous people has no commercial value, as in the private sense of civil possession. It is a relationship of identity, which includes spirituality and existence, and it is possible to affirm that there is no Indigenous community without land » 

Brazil’s Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin cast his vote to reject the time frame thesis and in favor of indigenous peoples’ rights.  Fachin stated: « There is no greater legal certainty than complying with the Constitution, » rebutting the ruralist argument that … Continue reading « Land for the Indigenous people has no commercial value, as in the private sense of civil possession. It is a relationship of identity, which includes spirituality and existence, and it is possible to affirm that there is no Indigenous community without land »