While traveling through the Amazon, Uýra shares ancestral knowledge with Indigenous youth to promote the significance of identity and place, threatened by Brazil's oppressive political regime. Through dance, poetry and stunning characterization, Uýra boldly confronts historical racism, transphobia and environmental destruction, while emphasizing the interdependence of humans and the environment.

Watch POV: Uýra—The Rising Forest, tonight at 10pm on GBH 2.