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Vítor da Silva is an ethnographer and indigenous rights investigator.


He works alongside indigenous communities to strengthen their resistance movements and to expose environmental destruction, corporate abuse, and the violation of their rights. He has a background in anthropology, human rights, and is a trained criminal investigator.


He has worked with different indigenous communities around the world, including: the Maasai tribe (Kenya), the nomadic Changpa of the Western Himalayas (India), the Noke Kuin people of the Amazon (Brazil), the Maijuna communities of Sucusari (Peru), among others.

He holds a postgraduate in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and he’s a Cultural Preservation Fellow of the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER).

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