Maria Amélia Leite

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2008
Associação Missão Tremembé
This description of Maria Amélia Leite's work was prepared when Maria Amélia Leite was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
Maria Amélia Leite helps indigenous groups to reclaim and value their cultural identity, to join together as a politically powerful indigenous movement, and to defend their rights to land and public services.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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