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The Sights and Voices of Dispossession: The Fight for the Land and the Emerging Culture of the MST (The Movement of the Landless Rural Workers of Brazil)

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Children's drawings

Author:

Maria da Ajuda
(a pupil from the Education for Children and Youths Project, in the Nova Conquista settlement, in Pedro Canário, state of Espírito Santo. Photo by Carlos Carvalho.) Reproduced with the permission of the MST São Paulo

Title:

The grabbing of the land
(Representation, through huts, of the land that formerly belonged to the Indians. Above, the words "The land that had been mine, the dragon grabbed".)

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Children's drawings : Organized by Else R P Vieira. Translation © Thomas Burns.

Date:

November 2002

Resource ID:

GRABBING709

Children's drawings
Presented in 3 national contests. The Brazil we want: their life projects arising from the experience of dispossession and of a contingent life; Brazil, how old are you?: their revision of official historiography. Happy Birthday, MST: the impact of the Movement on their lives.
Else R P Vieira

See also: Drawings of the Landless Children: History under Revision

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