Figure 6.7. Xavante youth mapping territory on T. I. Sangradouro, 2003.
we're damned.” The man expressed no concern whatsoever for the well-being of the
Xavante people, and paid no attention when we mentioned that children were hungry
and sick in Sangradouro. He waived off concerns for my own safety, since I was not
an American citizen yet. He promised us, however, that he would deliver our letter
directly to the president of Funai, a letter that had been signed by scores of Xavante
leaders asking the president to visit Sangradouro and meet in person with Xavante