Indigenous Land

According to the Brazilian law, indigenous land is the land traditionally occupied by Indians,   permanently inhabited and used for its production activities, essential to the preservation of environmental resources necessary […]

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Corrupião

Corrupião, also called Sofrê, Concliz, Concriz, Uiratauá, João-pinto, from the family Icteridae (Icterus jamacaii), is yellow or orange. Lives in the dry lands of the Caatinga, in Northeast Brazil. Very […]

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Bem-te-vi

The Bem-te-vi (“seen you”) is a bird of the family of flycatchers (Pitangus Sulphuratus), scientific name which comes from Pitanga in the Brazilian Tupi-Guarani language, and Sulpharus from the Latin as […]

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Pau-de-Jangada

Pau de Jangada (Apeiba tibourbou), Pente de Macaco, Cortiça, Embira Branca, Jangadeira. Tree of medium size from 10 to 15 m tall. Tree used to make Jangada rafts, and manufacturing […]

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Pau-Marfim

Pau-Marfim (Agonandra brasiliensis) also known as Farinha Seca is native to the Amazon Forest and Cerrado in Brazil. The Pau-Marfim is considered to have low resistance to attack by organisms. […]

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Indigenous Languages

Since the discovery of Brazil by the Portuguese, the tribes speak Tupi-Guarani were assimilated by the Europeans. Other were called Tapuia – which meant something like “enemy”. The Tapuias were […]

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