'The forest is our mother, our house, our home. Without the forest, there's nothing.' — Fires in the Amazon rainforest are threatening the survival of Indigenous tribes like the Huni Kuin.

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In world news and current events today, members of the Huni Kuin, one of the Amazon tribes of indigenous people living in the Amazon forest, spoke to NowThis News about the Amazon fire and how it is affecting their home. The Amazon wildfires having been raging in the Brazil rainforest for weeks as the country and world look to President Jair Bolsonaro for more action. Many indigenous people live in the Amazon forest currently threatened by the Amazon forest fire. Climate change and global warming are said to be contributing to the rainforest fire.

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