Indigenous tribes pray 'peace, harmony and education' end Amazon fires

Reuters FEIJO, BRAZIL Sep 02, 2019, 02:10 PM(IST)

As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction and protect their environment for future generations. In the village of Feijo, in the West of Brazil, approaching the border with Peru, indigenous people from the tribe of Shanenawa on Sunday performed a ritual to try to find peace between humans and nature. With faces painted, dozens danced in circles as they prayed to put an end to the fires.

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