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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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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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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Cutia or Cotia

The Cutia or Cotia (Dasyprocta agouti) is  between 50  and 70 cm. Seven species inhabit the Brazilian territory. The Cutias are rodent mammal who live in the forests and barns, […]

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