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The coordinator of Brazil's Amazon Indian organisation COIAB
, Marcos Apurina, said he hoped the images would draw attention to the plight of the indigenous peoples and encourage their protection.
Jecinaldo Barbosa said that COIAB
demands that the Brazilian government intervene in such cases, but the institution responsible for indigenous affairs, FUNAI, lacks the capacity to deal with most threats and local officials often resist federal intervention.
We are the guardians of the forest," says Marco Apurina, a vice president of COIAB
, Brazil's leading Amazonian organization.