Amazon Tribal Chief Concerned Synod Will Promote Ideology of Primitivism

Jonas Marcolino Macuxí, the chief of the Macuxi tribe, asserted promotion of ‘primitivism’ has brought conflict to the region since the 1970s. An Amazon tribal chief told a Rome conference on Saturday that a “dictatorship” of missionary workers teaching liberation theology has sought to prevent development in the region, thus keeping indigenous people in poverty