President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil gives go ahead for giant hydroelectric dam
It will flood some 400,000 hectares of forest and displace tens of thousands of Indians, including possibly some uncontacted indians.
The Kayapó tribe whose ancestral land will be destroyed have been protesting the proposed dam for decades, They pointed out in a letter to the previous president Lula
... the reaction of the Chief of the chief of the Kayapo tribe to the news that the dam will go ahead.
We don’t want this dam to destroy the ecosystems and the biodiversity that we have taken care of for millenia and which we can still preserve.
The Indians say that they will oppose the dam at all costs, and that if construction proceeds, the Xingu river will become a river of blood ..
A time between ashes and roses is coming
When everything shall be extinguished
When everything shall begin