Caminho para a vida 2

For three years the collection of turtle eggs and the eating of turtle meat were completely forbidden. As a result, the species of turtle, which had been almost extinct in the River Amônia, rose in numbers again. Since 2003, the Ashaninka have held an annual festival to mark the release of hundreds of turtles into local rivers. This video, produced by Video nas Aldeias and OPIAC (Organização dos Professores Indígenas do Acre) shows this party.