ATINI is a non-profit organization, based in Brasília – Brazil, internationally acknowledged for its pioneering role in defending the rights of indigenous children.
Atini is made up of indigenous leaders, anthropologists, linguists, lawyers, religious representatives, politicians and educators, and nurtures a deep respect for indigenous cultures.
We are Indigenous, we are Brazilian citizens! Whether living in the city or in the village, we do not abandon the riches of our cultures, but we believe that we are fully capable of distinguishing between what is good and what is harmful to Indigenous life and culture.
Breaking The Silence
An award winning documentary by the journalist and indigenous filmmaker Sandra Terena, this is the result of more than two years of interviews in various regions of the country, such as the Alto Xingu, for example.
Without judging values about practices in indigenous cultures, “BREAKING THE SILENCE” was intended to listen to and record the manifestations of indigenous people who felt the suffering caused by infanticide and therefore wish to be heard.
The documentary gathers reports from relatives of victims, offenders and survivors. There are also anthropologists, lawyers, religious representatives, indigenists and educators.
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The story of Arã
A young Indian woman was saved from collective rape by Atini. The report gained exclusive access to an anthropological report finalized in 2019 that brings a twist to a case that has as a background harmful cultural practices and the invisible heroes of infanticide....
The True Story of Lulu Kamayurá
Kayutiti Lulu Kamayurá (20) is a young indigenous woman of the Kamayurá tribe in Xingu, and was raised as the daughter of the Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights, Damares Alves
Sandra Terena é a primeira indígena da história a ocupar secretaria no governo federal
A jornalista Sandra Terena, de Curitiba, foi anunciada na tarde desta quarta-feira (2) como Secretária Nacional de Políticas de Promoção da Igualdade Racial (SNPIR), antiga SEPPIR. O secretário-adjunto será Esequiel Roque do Espírito Santo, advogado, ele foi...
Indigenous Survivors Uncover Lies of Folha de São Paulo
The investigative journalism center of Agora Paraná met with the young Kanhu Kamayurá, 19 years old. She is one of the dozens of infanticide survivors who received help from the NGO Atini.
Letter of Clarification
ATINI – A Voice for Life, would like to make a public statement, through this letter, to clarify information carried by the media over the last few days, which involve the entity and the name of the future Minister of Human Rights, Damares Alves. We hereby inform that...
Letter Regarding the case in Canarana-MT
On the situation of the indigenous baby buried alive in Canarana-MT ATINI – A Voice for Life would like to publicly express itself in relation to the case of the indigenous baby buried alive on May 05 in Canarana-MT, and express its concern regarding the preventive...
Índia recém-nascida é resgatada após ser enterrada viva em MT
Uma índia recém-nascida foi resgatada depois de ser enterrada viva pela família dela, nessa terça-feira (5), em Canarana, a 838 km de Cuiabá. A Polícia Militar informou ter recebido uma denúncia de que um bebê havia morrido logo após o parto e tinha sido enterrado no...
Quebrando o Silêncio
Quebrando o Silêncio reúne relatos de parentes de vítimas, agressores e de sobreviventes.
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