USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Xavante Firefighting Brigade Completes Basic Training
Fires in Mato Grosso have become hotter and more frequent due to the drier climate brought about from deforestation. USAID...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske (Left) Representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and (right) a representative from the Mato ...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske (Left) John Carter, founder of Aliança da...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske (Left) Members of the Xavante firefighting brigade lined up to recei...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Chief of the Xavante indigenous group from the Maraiwatsede Reserve stands along side represent...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske John Carter, founder of Aliança da Terra, presents a certificate of completion of basic trainin...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske A representative from the Mato Grosso state fire department presents the certificate of complet...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske All 23 members of the Xavante firefighting brigade display their certificates with representati...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Living conditions of the Xavante indigenous group from the Maraiwatsede Reserve. The group was ...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Eric Stoner (left) from USAID and John Carter (right) from Aliança da Terra partake in a ceremo...
USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Jayleen Lineback from the U.S. Forest Service discusses future developments of the firebrigade ...
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Xavante Firefighting Brigade Completes Basic Training

  1. 1. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Xavante Firefighting Brigade Completes Basic Training
  2. 2. Fires in Mato Grosso have become hotter and more frequent due to the drier climate brought about from deforestation. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske
  3. 3. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske (Left) Representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and (right) a representative from the Mato Grosso fire department address the group prior to presenting certificates of completion
  4. 4. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske (Left) John Carter, founder of Aliança da Terra, speaks with Xavante chief about establishing a permanent training facility for the fire brigade. (Right) The head of the Xingu region’s first indigenous fire brigade - from the Kayapó ethnic group – speaks with the Xavante about the success of the Kayapó firefighting brigade.
  5. 5. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske (Left) Members of the Xavante firefighting brigade lined up to receive their certificates of completion of basic training. (Right) Firefighting equipment donated by the Mate Grosso state fire department
  6. 6. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Chief of the Xavante indigenous group from the Maraiwatsede Reserve stands along side representatives from the U.S. Forest Service as well as the Mato Grosso state fire department as certificates are given out
  7. 7. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske John Carter, founder of Aliança da Terra, presents a certificate of completion of basic training to Luiz Tsiremé, one of 23 members of the Xavante fire brigade,
  8. 8. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske A representative from the Mato Grosso state fire department presents the certificate of completion to Marcio Pini’ru, one of 23 members of the Xavante firefighting brigade
  9. 9. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske All 23 members of the Xavante firefighting brigade display their certificates with representatives from all involved parties
  10. 10. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Living conditions of the Xavante indigenous group from the Maraiwatsede Reserve. The group was moved to the reserve in 2005.
  11. 11. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Eric Stoner (left) from USAID and John Carter (right) from Aliança da Terra partake in a ceremonial dance with the Xavante people.
  12. 12. USAID/Brazil –Adam Kubiske Jayleen Lineback from the U.S. Forest Service discusses future developments of the firebrigade with a member of the Xavante indigenous group

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