Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2001
OIBI-Associação Indígena da Bacia do Içana
This description of André Fernando's work was prepared when André Fernando was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
André Fernando leads indigenous communities in Brazil to confront social problems by seeking solutions that incorporate tradition and culture. André encourages communities to unite and form associations, thereby maximizing their impact and giving groups of smaller communities one clear voice.
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