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Land Fight Simmers Over Brasilia's Shrine of Shamans

Brasilia - It is one of the most expensive areas in the Brazilian capital - and one of the most sacred. A plot in downtown Brasilia - known as Santuário dos Pajés or Shrine of the Shamans - is at the center of a conflict between indigenous people hoping to preserve their traditional way of life and developers eager to build an upmarket neighborhood. While property is often contested in Brazil, it is usually waged over remote jungles or distant mountains - vast swaths of land...

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