Brazil’s Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's indigenous chief Raoni Metuktire attends a news conference in Bidart after the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 26, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put forward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the Amazon rainforest. Raoni, an unmistakable Amazon icon with his large lip plate, yellow macaw-feather headdress and ear rings, became […]

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