There are only a few days left for the beginning of the Free Land Camp 2017. The entire program aims to bring together in a large assembly leaders of indigenous peoples and organizations from all regions of Brazil to discuss and position themselves on the violation of the constitutional indigenous rights and the anti-indigenous policies of the brazilian State. Check out the complete grid:

Monday (April 24th)

9am – Free Conference on Women’s Health

Location: Indigenous Peoples’ Memorial

9am/6pm – Presidents of CONDISI Forum

Location: SESAI – 510 North

6pm – Dinner

Location: ATL

7pm – Opening Plenary

Location: ATL

8:30pm – Documentary: ‘Preconstituinte’

9pm – Publication Launch (Unified Report): UN special Rapporteur to the indigenous people; Rapporteur about indigenous rights (Dhesca Platform) and parallel Report to the RPU.

Location: ATL

10:30pm – Surprise artistic presentation

Location: ATL

**All day: Delegations arrival and camp set up

Tuesday (April 25th)

6am/8:30 am – Cultural  Activities: singing, dancing and body painting

Location: Delegation tent

7am – Breakfast

Location: ATL

8am – Opening Plenary – welcoming dancing and singing

Location: Main tent

8:30am – Opening Plenary with traditional leaders from the 5 regions

9am/1pm – Seminar “Indigenous Peoples and Original Rights”

Location: Ministério Público Federal

10am – Debate on threats to indigenous rights in the three branches of government

Location: ATL

  • Executive Power: Deconstructing the institutions and public policies directed to indigenous people (the paralyzation of demarcation, the dismantling of Funai and Sesai, decrees, etc.).

Participants: Weibe Tapeba and Adriana Ramos

  • Legislative Power: anti-indigenous legislative initiatives (Inquiry Parliamentary Commission – CPI; Law Proposals – LP; Constitutional Amendment Proposals – CAP; Legislative Decree Proposals – LDP).

Participants: Sônia Guajajara and Maurício Guetta.

  • Judiciary System: “Time Frame” thesis, judicialized demarcation processes; Repossessions of Property; denial of Access to Justice rights; criminalization of leadership.

Participants: Valéria Buriti and Adelar Cupsinski

1pm/2pm – Lunch

Location: ATL

3pm – Guidance for the march

3:30pm – March  / National Congress Act

6pm – Dinner

Location: ATL

6pm/7pm – Terra Livre Audiovisual show

7pm/8pm – Monologue Theatre Piece: Gavião de Duas Cabeças

8pm – Indigenous Women Plenary with Angela Kaxuyana and Samanta Xavante

11pm – Cultural Activities

Wednesday (April 26th)

6am/8:30 am – Cultural Activities: singing, dancing and body painting

Location: Delegation tent

7am – Breakfast

Location: ATL

7:30am – General Plenary – welcoming, dancing and singing

Location: Main tent

8am – Plenary: Themed Work Groups Guidance

Moderator: Ceiça Pitaguari and Marivelton Baré

9am – Themed Work Groups

* Indigenous Lands and Territories (land situation, indigenous land demarcation)

* Enterprises that impact indigenous territories (Right to consultation and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC), consultation of community protocols).

* “Time Frame” thesis; right to access justice; indigenous communities and the criminalization of leaders

* Indigenous Health / Indigenous Health Special Secretary (SESAI): background, current situation of the special policy and prospects.

* Indigenous School Education: past, current and prospective situation of the special policy

* Indigenous legislative proposal, national and international (Law Proposals – LP, Constitutional Amendment Proposals – CAP, International Treaties).

Note: In addressing the themes, consider the basic text of the ATL and the proposals deliberated by the First National Conference of Indigenous Peoples (I CNPI).

12am – Lunch

2pm/3:30pm – Plenary: sharing the conclusions of the Themed Groups

Moderator: Dinaman Tuxá and Nara Baré

3:30pm/6:30pm – Debate and ways forward

Note: Invited participants for the plenary: government authorities; members of the Parliament; Jurists and MPF representatives (participants in the Seminar “Indigenous Peoples and Original Rights”).


2pm – Public Hearing at the CDH of the Federal Senate, with the participation of a commission of 80 to 100 leaders representing the ATL.

** Table: Kretan Kaingang; Lindomar Terena; Eliseu Lopes; Paulinho Guarani; Paulo Tupiniquim; Sônia Guajajara and Darã Tupi-Guarani

Location: Federal Senate

6pm – Dinner

6pm/9pm – Terra Livre Audiovisual Show

9pm – ‘Demarcação Já’ Concert with indigenous and non indigenous people

Thursday (April 27th)

6am/8h30am – Cultural Activities: singing, dancing and body painting

Location: Delegation tent

7am – Breakfast

8am – General Plenary welcoming dancing and singing

Location: Main tent

8:30am/9:30am – Plenary: “Unify the fights in defense of indigenous Brazil”, with the presence of representatives from urban and rural organizations and social movements.

9:30am/4:30pm – Plenary: “International mobilization and unification of the indigenous peoples fights”, with the presence of APIB indigenous leadership and international indigenous movements.

10h30am/11h30am – Approval of the Conclusions of the Women’s Free Conference

11:30am/12:30am – ATL Final Document

12:30am – Lunch

3pm – March and Demonstration to the Ministries of Environment, Health, Justice and Education, besides Planalto Palace, to file the Final Document of the ATL.

4pm/6pm – Hearings and filing of the Final Document of the ATL and other texts in the offices of the STF Ministers.

6pm – Dinner

6pm – Maracatu

7pm – Terra Livre Audiovisual Show

Movie: Movie Martyrdom

Friday (April 28th)

6am/8h30am – Cultural Activities: singing, dancing and body painting

Location: Delegation tent

7am – Breakfast

8am – General Plenary – welcoming, dancing and singing

Location: Main tent

9am – General Strike: integration with social movements

12am – Final referrals

Additional activities:

1. Meeting of indigenous parliamentarians, mayors and vice-mayors

2. Meetings of indigenous communicators.

3. Meetings of indigenous lawyers.

4. Meetings of Women and Indigenous Youth

5. Other joint meetings.

6. Shows: audiovisual, musical and other cultural and artistic manifestations.

Note: Complementary activities should take place at times other than plenary sessions, working groups, marches and demonstrations, preferably during ATL evenings.