Ailton Krenak

Ailton Krenak is a Brazilian writer, journalist, philosopher and Indigenous leader of Krenak ethnicity, from the Doce River valley in Minas Gerais, Brazil. An advocate for Indigenous peoples’ rights, he was instrumental in ensuring Indigenous territorial rights were recognised in Brazil’s 1988 constitution. His book, Ideas to Postpone the End of the World, published in 2019, was an instant bestseller.