The Ese’Eja: From a Cotton Thread in the Sky to Protectors of the Amazon

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Timoteo, a member of the Sonene village of the Ese´Eja, pulls up a fishing net in a remote lake located off the Heath River. Fishing remains a critical component to the survival of the Ese´Eja people, but is being threatened due to loss of land, pollution from mining and deforestation.