THE AFV TEAM
AFV has offices in France and Brazil. The current AFV team is also based in Germany and the United States.
AFV Founders and Honorary members
French, founding member and honorary Vice-President of AFV
Kayapo chief and Honorary President. Raoni is the emblematic figure of the fight for the Amazon rainforest and its peoples. He has spent his whole life defending this cause and went on six international campaigns organized by AFV to raise awareness about the destruction of the rainforest.
Yawalapiti chief and Honorary President. He is the oldest son of late chief Aritana, who in his lifetime unified all the tribes of the Xingu region. Tapi continues the work of his father and is the spiritual heir to chief Raoni. He cooperates closely with AFV in the field.
Executive Board of AFV
Vice-President & Treasurer 2020-
Organizer of five international world tours
Henri de Bontin
Henri de Bontin's invaluable assistance to the indigenous cause will always be remembered.
French, resident coordinator of operations in the TIX
Belgian/American, indigenous people coordinator & advocacy
Geman/French, attorney-at-law, PhD in international law
French, IT specialist & webmaster
Brazilian, master student in social sciences. Intern responsible for the liaison between Brazil and France
Brazilian, international coordinator & communication
Brazilian, digital communication & social media
Argentine and Italian, global sponsor relations and strategy coordinator