Aty Guasu, of the Guarani and Kaiowá peoples, is an organization of Indigenous communities that were expelled with violence and force from Indigenous lands during the military dictatorship, from the 1950s and 1980s, in Brazil. Aty Guasu began fighting to guarantee food and water for expelled communities in 1980. Since 1990, the organization has worked to strengthen Indigenous human rights, including guaranteeing health care and Indigenous school education. Aty Guasu Guarani Kaiowá also supports and encourages art, culture, and religious rituals.
They received a Cultures of Resistance Award (CoR Award) and are using the award to meet the emergency needs of Guarani Kaiowá Indigenous families by providing them with basic necessities.
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