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The life and death of a minke whale in the Amazon : dispatches from the Brazilian rainforest / Fábio Zuker ; translated from the Portuguese by Ezra E. Fitz.

By: Contributor(s): Language: English Original language: Portuguese Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2022Copyright date: 2022Edition: First editionDescription: 205 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781571311818
  • 1571311815
Uniform titles:
  • Vida e morte de uma baleia-minke no interior do Para e outras historias da Amazonia. English
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Online version:: The life and death of a minke whale in the AmazonDDC classification:
  • 869.4/5 23
LOC classification:
  • PQ9698.436.U54 .V5313 2022
Contents:
Introduction: Writing as the projection of worlds -- A forest in flames -- Brazilians and Venezualans : a chronicle of hatred and compassion -- The life and death of a minke whale in the Amazon -- An afternoon with Venezualans at the Manaus bus terminal overpass -- The self-demarcation of Tupinambá indigenous land in the lower Tapajós River basin -- Anamã : six months underwater, six months on dry land -- The poison fields -- "Nature herself is drying up" : a quilombo on the Marajó Archipelago feels the impact of rice paddies amid turbulent times -- The Kumuã of the upper Rio Negro and the decolonization of indigenous bodies -- Between the festival and the fight : the life of the first indigenous person in Brazil to die from COVID-19 -- In the midst of a pandemic, Belo Monte is suffocating the Xingu -- Epilogue: Writing nearby.
Summary: "A collection of essays on life and Indigenous resistance in the Amazon rainforest during an age of raging wildfires, mass migration, populist politics, and increasing deforestation"-- Provided by publisher.
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Introduction: Writing as the projection of worlds -- A forest in flames -- Brazilians and Venezualans : a chronicle of hatred and compassion -- The life and death of a minke whale in the Amazon -- An afternoon with Venezualans at the Manaus bus terminal overpass -- The self-demarcation of Tupinambá indigenous land in the lower Tapajós River basin -- Anamã : six months underwater, six months on dry land -- The poison fields -- "Nature herself is drying up" : a quilombo on the Marajó Archipelago feels the impact of rice paddies amid turbulent times -- The Kumuã of the upper Rio Negro and the decolonization of indigenous bodies -- Between the festival and the fight : the life of the first indigenous person in Brazil to die from COVID-19 -- In the midst of a pandemic, Belo Monte is suffocating the Xingu -- Epilogue: Writing nearby.

"A collection of essays on life and Indigenous resistance in the Amazon rainforest during an age of raging wildfires, mass migration, populist politics, and increasing deforestation"-- Provided by publisher.

In English, translated from the Portuguese.

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