Luzia Fati’s memory

Foto di Luca Fanelli/ MAIS. Nov. 2011
Santarém riverside

In order to honour the memory of an upright person, Luzia Fati, who died in March 2013, I put here the whole interview she gave me in April 2007, in Santarém (Pará, Brasil).

Over this interview, she retraces his life and the history of the rural trade unions of the Brazilian Northern region. She put together historical events, a sharp political analysis and moving personal memories.

I splitted the interview in six parts; it is in Portuguese.

I – Childhood and youth, political and personal education, until the election as member of the STTR (rural trade union) direction (21 min.).

II – From the STTR to the CUT national direction (CUT is a trade union confederation)

III – The CUT national direction, coming back to Santarém, the engagement in the ISAM (city manager related to environment)

IV – To be a female trade union director, the opportunities, the relationship with family

V – STTR’s history and performance, the trade union role, its political and economic role and the land issue today

IV – Ribeirinhos (people who live along the rivers) and planalto (highlands) in the rural trade union history, some points about the trade union history in the region, conclusions.

Here you can find a short account about the Luzia life (CUT website, in Portuguese).

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