Brazil

Davi Kopenawa speaks at the conference, "Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures."

Davi Kopenawa, spokesman of the Yanomami people

May 9, 2019

Known as "the Dalai Lama of the Rainforest," Davi Kopenawa is a shaman and spokesperson of the Yanomami people in his native country of Brazil. He visited Wadsworth House while at Harvard to participate in the conference, “Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures.” The conference was sponsored by Professors Brian Farrell and Bruno Carvalho of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies....

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Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil

April 9, 2012

Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, visited Harvard on April 10, 2012 to deliver a public address and to oversee the signing of an agreement that would provide funding for Brazilian undergraduate and graduate students pursuing the sciences at Harvard. The signing of the fellowship agreement, funded by Brazil’s National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), took place during a private reception at Loeb House. President Faust welcomed President Rousseff, and the two looked on as Vice Provost Jorge Dominguez signed the...

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