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Footsteps Of RFJ

Footsteps Of RFJ

2014

Spring
RFJ-Kenko Minami awarded the prize "The 3rd Mainichi Chikyu Mirai Shou" of the Mainichi Newspaper Company on January. Awards ceremony for the prize was held at the main office of the Mainichi Company in Osaka on Feburary.

2013

Summer
Inspection in the Amazon on Nature Conservation(against fire, apaculture)/Woman's Project

2012

Spring

Ayako Shiraishi(Secretary General) has published her first book "Amazon, Xingu e tsuzuku mori no michi"(A road to the scared forest of Xingu)

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Winter
Inspection in the Amazon on Nature Conservation(against fire, apaculture)/Woman's Project

2011

SUMMER

Inspection in the Amazon on Nature Conservation(against fire, apaculture)/Woman's Project

AUTUMN

Kenko Minami's(Representative of RFJ) first book "Amazon, Indio kara no dengon(A message from amazon indians)" had translated into Korean language.

2010

WINTER
Won "the award of 13th Chikyu Rinri Suishin" and "the award of the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology" from RINRI Institute of Etics.

2009

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Nature Conservation(against fire)/Reforestation/Woman's Project

AUTUMN
Inspection in the Amazon on Woman's financial independence Project

2008

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education/Nature Conservation/Reforestation/Recording
Traditional Culture Project Certified as a Non profit organization

2007

SPRIING
“Amazon Cultural Exhibition” (Tokyo/Hiroshima, Japan) had held.

SUMMER
Exhibition "Samurai in Amazon meets Taro Okamoto" had held in Taro Okamoto Museum.(Kawasaki city, Kanagawa pref. Japan)

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2006

SPRIING
“Kamara Mehinaku Art Exhibition” (Nishi kumin Center, Hiroshima)
It can count as a pre-event of “Amazon Cultural Exhibition” in 2007

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project, Nature Conservation Project, Traditional Culture Conservation Project, and afforestation project

WINTER
Kenko Minami (Representative of RFJ) had published her 2nd book "Amazon, Mori no Seirei no koe"(Amazon, a voice from the spirits of the forest).

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2005

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project, Nature Conservation Project, Traditional 
Culture Conservation Project, and afforestation project

2004

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project, Nature Conservation Project, Traditional 
Culture Conservation Project, and afforestation project Corporation, “Kayapo Exhibition” (San Paulo, Brazil)

AUTUMN
“Uchu-sen Chikyu-gou” had televised by TV Asahi.

2003

SPRING
RFJ Hiroshima has established

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project, Nature Conservation Project, Traditional Culture Conservation Project, and afforestation project

2002

SPRING
A bureau chef of RFJ Brazil, Paulo Pinage, invited, Japan
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project and Nature Conservation Project

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Projectand Nature Conservation Project

2001

SPRING
Cooperation ,"Meinako Project Exhibition" (San Paulo )
Cooperation, " Messages From Amazon Exhibition" (Joshi Bijutsu Univ., Tokyo, Japan)

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Projectand Nature Conservation Project

AUTUMN
" Messages From Amazon Exhibition" (Joshi Bijutsu Univ., Kanagawa, Japan)

2000

SPRING
Kenko Minami (Representative of  RFJ) had published the book
“Amazon, Indio kara no dengon (Messages From Amazon)”
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Cooperation ,"Meinako Project Exhibition" (San Paulo )

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Project

1999

SPRING
Cooperation ,"Meinako Project Exhibition" (San Paulo )

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project and Nature Conservation Project

1998

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project and Nature Conservation Project

1997

WINTER
Coordinatior ,invited P.Pinage, Secretary General of CV?, for International Symposium
organized by Postal Ministry

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project and Nature Conservation Project

1996

SUMMER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project and Nature Conservation Project

AUTUMN
Cooperation , publishing "Sekai o Sasaeru Ippon no Ki" Fukuin Publications

1995

AUTUMN
Organizer, symposium with P,Pinage, Secretary General of CVII (Ecology Center ,Tokyo)
Organizer,"Message from Amazon," painting exhibition of Kamala Meinako. invited Kamala Meinako
and P.Pinage to Japan (Petit Musee ,Tokyo)

WINTER
Inspection in the Amazon on Education Project and Nature Conservation Project

1994

WINTER
Inspection in the Amazon area and coordination for "SekaiFushigi Hakken." TBS TV
Fund granted by Rissho Kosei Kai Fund for "Medical Aid for the Epidemics of the Amazon
Indigenious People"

1993

SPRING
TV appearance,"Free Zone 2000,Living with Nature : Amazon Indigenous People and Rainforest Protection "on Asahi Satellite TV                   
Cooperation,"Asahi Kids' News , Children in the Amazon" on Asahi Satellite TV

SUMMER
The second inspection trip to the Amazon on mercury poisoning Inspection and preparation for Indio Self-Sufficiency Project Fund granted by Japan Environment Corporation for "Research on the Flora and Fauna of Rainforest in the Xingu Area"

1992

SPRING
Participation ,Earth Day'92 Festival (Yoyogi Park ,Tokyo)
Participation,"Eco '92""International Conference for Indigenous People,"and International confrence for Rainforest Protection" (Rio de Janeiro )
Inspection in Xingu National Indio Park (Xingu)/visit to FMV office (Brazillia)

SUMMER
Fund started by Postal Ministry Volunteer Savings for "Mercury Poisoning Project for Amazon Indians"

AUTUMN
"Medical Aid Funds for Xingu"was started.
Organizer , slide presentatiln (Ecology Center ,Tokyo )
The demarcation process of Xingu National Indio Park was almost finished.
Inspection and delivery of medicines to Xingu Park  

WINTER
Production ,"Amazon 1992"video software
Co-Organizer (with Ring World , co.), video presentation and artifacts exhibition (Harajyuku Club , Tokyo)

1991

SPRING
Organizer,"Hananone Comunity" monthly meeting with supporters (Jirocho Bar, Tokyo)
"Wappariya Funds," the emergency support fund for the Xavante Village,was started.
Participation,Earth Day '91 Festival (Hibiya City, Tokyo)

 

SUMMER
"Cholera Emergency Funds" was started.
Participation ,"Natsumaturi in Rokassho Village,"workshop on rainforest for ecology festival
(Rokkasho Village, Aomori)

 

AUTUMN
Organizer,"Report from the Amazon," symposium with C.Pinage,Secretary General of RFI(Tokyo)
Organizer ,"Amazon no Atsui Kaze,"symposium ,slide presentation and artifact exhibition
with Ichiro Inaba ,photographer (Okurayama Kinenkan ,Tokyo)
Xingu National Indio Park was demarcated as a reserve for the indigenous people.

1990

SPRING
RFJ participated in the first international meeting of RFI.
Participation,EARTH DAY '90 Festival (Yumenoshima,Tokyo )


SUMMER

Organizer,"MESSENGER FROM THE AMAZON" symposium with Wappariya, the Xavante leader(Aoyama Cay , Tokyo)
Organizer ,"The Voice from the Amazon" symposium with Olympio Serra, President of FMV(Kinzoku Rodo Kaikan, Tokyo)

1989

SPRING
Sting and Raoni, The KAYAPO leader, has toured in fifteen countries on "SAVE THE RAINFOREST WORLD TOUR" ,and Sting founded Sting founded Rainforest Foundation International(RFI)
Rainforest Foundation Japan (RFJ) was established as an affliates of RFI.

*RFJ offers many other lectures, corporation to the other organizations, providing information ,organizing and participation in photo exhibitions and concerts, publication of newsletters.