efe-epaBy Anxo Lamela Stockholm

Davi Kopenawa, a shaman and Brazilian indigenous leader who is one of the winners of the so-called Alternative Nobel Prize for 2019, believes support from abroad has been crucial to the survival of the Yanomami indigenous group.

"If you (foreigners) hadn't been able to do a good job for us, our people would have died, we wouldn't have been protected," he told Efe in an interview.