Dr Luiz Eloy Terena

About/Bio

Dr Luiz Eloy Terena is the general counsel for the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB – Associação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil). He holds a post-doctoral fellowship from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, France, and a PhD from the National Museum, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His PhD thesis, “Vukápanavo – The Awakening of the Terena people to their rights: indigenous movement and political confrontation” received an honourable mention in the 2020 edition of the prestigious Academic Excellence Prize of the Brazilian National Association of Graduate Studies and Research in Social Sciences.

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The Brazilian Federal Supreme Court comes to the protection of indigenous people’s right to health in the face of Covid-19

In August 2020, the plenary of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court delivered a decision affirming the legal capacity of an indigenous movement, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), to bring a claim before the Supreme Court for the review of actions and omissions of the federal government and the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) when addressing…

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