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Baptised by mercury: indigenous worlds in the Anthropocene

Garcia Briceno, Luis (2019) Baptised by mercury: indigenous worlds in the Anthropocene. LSE Research Festival 2019, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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After an intense evangelising campaign among the Ye’kwana in the Caura river in the Venezuelan Amazon, a Ye’kwana pastor takes a dip. The level of mercury in the bodies of the Ye’kwana is one of the highest in the world due to illegal gold mining in the Caura basin.

Item Type: Audio/visual resource
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Date Deposited: 03 May 2019 09:36
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2021 23:39

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