Metareilá Association of the Suruí Indigenous People

Actor Type 
Community

Metareila was founded in 1988, and was the first indigenous organization  created  in Rondônia to defend indigenous rights.  It works to defend and preserve the cultural and territorial heritage of the Paiter Suruí, protect biodiversity and ensure the training of indigenous peoples and leaders to build and strengthen the autonomy of the Paiter people. It plays a leading role in the design and implementation of the Suruí  Forest Carbon Project.