Amazon Tribe: "Video Is Our Bow. It's Our Weapon."

December 7, 2015 - To outsiders, the Kayapo might appear unsophisticated, but their use of video is far from it. The Amazon tribe in Brazil has been actively fighting against policies that threaten their environment and traditional ways of life. A few have become Kayapo "video warriors." They arm themselves with cameras to document activities such as protests, confrontations with officials, and illegal logging and to promote government accountability. Kiabiete Metuktire is one of those video warriors who uses technology to protect his community.

Read more about the history and works of the Kayapo video warriors.

Read the National Geographic Magazine cover story on the Kayapo.