Materials for class
Class activity: Indigenous autonomy
Skim this article by Foreign Policy on the Kamayura in Brazil. In groups of 3-4, discuss the following:
- Should the Brazilian government intervene in any way with the Kamayura’s practices? If so, how? Justify your answers.
- 1a. If you think no, are there scenarios or things you believe a group should not be allowed to do its members? What are those scenarios, and why?
- 1b. If you think yes, are there scenarios or things you believe a group should be allowed to do its members that would contradict national law? What are those scenarios, and why?