14 December 2000 Edition
14 December 2000
Five hundred years ago, the first Portuguese arrived to the shores of Brazil and started a process of genocide of the indigenous population. At the time, in 1500, the Indigenous inhabitants of Brazil numbered an estimated five million. Today, after 97% of the indigenous people in the area have been wiped out, and there are only 350,000 indigenous people left, who constitute only 0.2% of the total population, representing 215 different ethnic groups, speaking 175 different languages. Free article
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
- It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
- There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.