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Chico Mendes



Chico Mendes, a rubber tapper and union organizer deep in Amazon rainforest, pioneered the combination of environmental and social justice. Chico's murder brought international attention and worldwide support to the movement to save the Amazon.

Printed at the worker-owned Stumptown Printers, Portland, OR.

This is #99 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Colin Matthes makes graphics, instructional drawings, and solar-powered remote-control demolition derbies.

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