Brazilian Teen Raps for Indigenous Land Rights

During the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, then 13-year old Werá Jeguaka Mirim was selected with two other youth to release doves as part of the event ceremony.  As a surprise to many, Werá also held up a sign he’d hidden in his underwear that read: Demarcation Now!  The declaration to support the land rights of indigenous communities wasn’t televised, however the experience has inspired the teen to continue his support for indigenous land rights…with rap.  Read on to find out how Werá has translated his love for music into a peaceful protest:

BRAZIL’S YOUNG INDIGENOUS MUSICIANS RAP FOR LAND RIGHTS

Photo Credit: Heibi @https://pixabay.com/en/users/Heibe-1753551/