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Montevideo, September 25th 2020 - 23:22 UTC

Tag: Rieli Franciscato

  • Monday, September 14th 2020 - 11:38 UTC

    Brazilian top expert in Amazon tribes killed by an arrow in the chest

    Rieli Franciscato, 56, had spent his career as an official in government's indigenous affairs agency Funai, working to set up reservations to protect Brazil's tribes

    A top expert on isolated Amazon tribes in Brazil was killed by an arrow that struck him in the chest as he approached an indigenous group, friends and a police witness reported. Rieli Franciscato, 56, had spent his career as an official in the government's indigenous affairs agency Funai, working to set up reservations to protect Brazil's tribes.