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Mayalú Waura Txucarramae

Indigenous Leader

Mebêngôkrê Nyre Movement (Kayapó and Waura/Brazil)


Daughter of Megaron Txucarramãe, Mayalú Kokometi Waurá Txucarramãe, comes from Kayapó and Waurá families. In 2012 she founded the Mebêngôkrê Nyre Movement to strengthen and promote indigenous culture among Mebêngôkrê youth. Also in 2012, Mayalú brought a group of indigenous leaders from to the United Nations Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where indigenous people joined forces in defense of the environment.