Indigenous Languages

Trunks with the greatest number of languages are the Tupi and the Je.  Still, there are languages that are subdivided into different dialects, for example, spoken by cricatis, ramcocamecrás (canela), […]

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Queijo Minas

Queijo Minas is a type of cheese that has been traditionally produced in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It is made from cow milk according to traditional recipes. It […]

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Cachaça or Pinga

Cachaça is also known as Aguardente, Pinga, Caninha. It´s made from fermented sugarcane. Cachaça is used also as an ingredient of the Caipirinha. There are two main types of cachaça: […]

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Jabuti

The Jabuti called Tortoise in English, is the usual name of the genus Chelonoidis reptiles of the order Chelonia. The Jabuti-piranga is more live than the Jabuti-tinga.They are animals that […]

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Anta

Anta (Tapirus terrestris) is the Brazilian Tapir (from the tupi tapi’ira), the largest wild land animal in South America. It is dark brown in color and has a low, erect […]

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Jatobá

Jatobá (Hymenaea Courbaril) or Jataí, Jataí-amarelo, Jataí-peba, Jitaí, Farinheira, Imbiúva. Although the Jatoba tree is sometimes referred to as Brazilian Cherry, it is not a cherry tree and it is […]

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Pimenta

Pimenta – several species used by indigenous people inhabiting Brazil at the time of discovery are used today. Below some examples: Pimenta Dedo-de-moça (C. baccatum var. pendulum) Colour: green (immature) […]

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