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Un drame au bord de la mer

Un drame au bord de la mer is a short story by Honoré de Balzac. It is one of the Études philosophiques of La Comédie humaine; the story is told in the first person by a young writer named Louis Lambert. He and his lover Pauline are holidaying in the coastal town of Le Croisic, they meet a poor fisherman, ask him to guide them to a local landmark on the coast. On the way they pass a small cave. Louis and Pauline ask the fisherman to tell them the story of the man in the cave; the man is named Pierre Cambremer. He was a fisherman with a son named Jacques. Jacques was a young man who liked to drink and gamble, had one day stolen a gold coin which his mother had sewn into a quilt, his father discovered this, punished the son by tying him up, throwing him into the sea. Pierre's wife died shortly afterwards. Pierre in his grief left his home, settled in the cave by the sea, his only contact is with his young niece. The other locals avoid him. Louis and Pauline are so affected by this story, that they abandon their holiday, Louis writes to his uncle telling him the story.

Louis Lambert is the title character of the novel Louis Lambert

Mário Juruna

Mário Juruna was the first national-level federal representative in Brazil that belonged to an indigenous people. He was born in Namurunjá village, near Barra do Garças, in the state of Mato Grosso, the son of the Xavante cacique Apoenã, he lived in the jungle, without contact with civilization, until the age of 17, when he became cacique. In the 1970s he became famous for walking the halls of FUNAI, in Brasilia to fight for land rights of Indians, while carrying a tape-recorder, which he used to record everything, said to him and to prove that the authorities, in most cases, did not keep their word, he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil by the Democratic Labour Party from 1983–1987, representing Rio de Janeiro. His election had strong repercussions in the world, he was responsible for the creation of a permanent commission for Indians, which brought formal recognition to issues related to Indians. In 1984, he denounced the businessman Calim Eid for having attempted to bribe him to vote for Paulo Maluf, the presidential candidate supported by the military regime in power.

He voted for the democratic opposition candidate. He was not reelected in 1986. With his mandate ended, abandoned by his tribe, he remained in Brasilia and died on July 18, 2002, due to complications from diabetes. Conklin, Beth A. & Graham, Laura R. 1995. "The Shifting Middle Ground". American Anthropologist. "Tributo a um chefe indígena". Observatório da Imprensa. Retrieved July 27, 2011. Graham, Laura R. 2011. Quoting Mario Juruna: Linguistic imagery and the transformation of indigenous voice in the Brazilian print press. American Ethnologist 38: 164-182. Biografia de Mário Juruna Notícia do falecimento de Mário Juruna