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The project’s license was granted by IBAMA after the president of Funai, João Pedro Gonçalves, approved it without consulting with indigenous people.
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Before fishermen and now farmers by force, Juruna indigenous received new houses, energy and chicken coops. The compensation for the construction of the plant, however, has a high cost.
National Indigenous Foundation president gave approval to IBAMA, which issued preliminary license of the environmental process within the reserve without consult indigenous people.