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Photo series: Brazilian natives fight eviction for stadium

 Reuters 04 February 2013

Images from Rio de Janeiro where an Indian community is fighting against eviction from their home, an abandoned Indian Museum next to the Maracana stadium. (52 Words) - By Reuters

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Brazilian native Indian Afonso Chamacari observes the renovation works for Maracana stadium from inside the former Indian Museum, where he stays in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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A Brazilian native Indian boy balances on a swing at the Indian Museum in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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A Brazilian native Indian speaks on a cell phone at the Indian Museum in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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A Brazilian native Indian walks inside the former Indian Museum building in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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Brazilian native Indian Zahy Guajajara checks her computer at the former Indian Museum where she lives, in Rio de Janeiro Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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Brazilian native Indians observe the renovation works for Maracana stadium from inside the former Indian Museum, in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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An indigenous man lights a fire at the former Indian Museum building before a protest during the People's Summit at Rio+20 for Social and Environmental Justice in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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A Brazilian native Indian smokes a pipe inside the former Indian Museum, as police officers stand guard outside preparing to evict them, in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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A piece of cloth depicting an indigenous is hung up at the entrance of the Brazilian Indian Museum in Rio de Janeiro.Photo: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares


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