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A Tribute to Dona Dijé

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If Not Us Then Who? Film 7: (4:10) 2019
A Tribute to Dona Dijé a leader of the Free Babassu movement

This is one of seven short films about sustainable living in the forests of Indonesia, Costa Rica and Brazil. Taken together, they tell a story of oppression, resistance, accomplishments, and confidence for the future.

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Synopsis
"Do not fall, arise."

Dona Dijé was an organizer in the babassu movement. In this interview she reflects on the central place of the babassu industry in the protection of women, culture, the forests, and the Amazon as a whole.

This is one of seven short films about sustainable living in the forests of Indonesia, Costa Rica and Brazil. Taken together, they tell a story of oppression, resistance, accomplishments, and confidence for the future.

 
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