Yanesha Communal Reservation
The Communal Reservation Yanesha or Yanesha Community Reserve is a communal reserve in the Palcazu District of Peru. It covers an area of 34,744 km (13,415 sq mi) in the Palcazu River b...
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Indigenous Territory
In Brazil, Indigenous Territories or Indigenous Lands (Portuguese: Terras Indígenas [ˈtɛʁɐz ĩˈdʒiʒẽnɐs], TIs) are areas inhabited and exclusively possessed by indigenous people. The Brazilian Cons...
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Xingu National Park
The Xingu National Park (Parque Nacional Xingu) (pronounced [ʃĩˈɡu]) is a national park created in 1961 in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Its purposes are to protect the environment and the indigen...
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Brazilian Anthropological Exhibition of 1882
The Brazilian Anthropological Exhibition of 1882 was one of the most important scientific events of the 19th-century Brazil, conducted by the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro and heavily influenced b...
2009 Peruvian political crisis
The 2009 Peruvian political crisis resulted from the ongoing opposition to oil development in the Peruvian Amazon by local Native Americans; the protested Petroperú and confronted the National Police....
2009 Peruvian political crisis - Wikipedia
Guarani mythology
The Guaraní people live in south-central part of South America, especially in Paraguay and parts of the surrounding areas of Argentina, Brazil, and Bolivia.
There exist no written records of the a...
Kanashen
The Kanashen (or Konashen) Community Owned Conservation (COCA) is Guyana’s first community-owned area that is legally protected; it is primarily inhabited by the Wai-Wai indigenous group. Kanashen hou...
Terra preta
Terra preta ([ˈtɛʁɐ ˈpɾetɐ], locally [ˈtɛhɐ ˈpɾetɐ], literally "black earth" or "black land" in Portuguese) is a type of very dark, fertile anthropogenic soil found in the Amazon Basin. Terra preta ow...
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Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia
The Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia, (Spanish: Confederación de Pueblos Indígenas de Bolivia; formerly, Spanish: Confederación de Pueblos Indígenas del Oriente Boliviano or CIDO...
Genealogical DNA test
A genealogical DNA test looks at a person's genome at specific locations. Results give information about genealogy or personal ancestry. In general, these tests compare the results of an individual to...
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Selknam Genocide
The Selknam Genocide was the genocide of the Selk'nam people, indigenous inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego in South America, from the second half of the 19th to the early 20th century. Spanning a period...
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El Fuerte de Samaipata
El Fuerte de Samaipata (Fort Samaipata), also known simply as "El Fuerte", is an archaeological site and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Santa Cruz Department, Florida Province, Bolivia. It ...
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Homosexuality in ancient Peru
Some evidence for homosexuality in ancient Peru has survived since the Spanish conquest of Peru in the form of erotic ceramics (Spanish: huacos eróticos). Such pottery originated from several ancient...
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Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin
Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin (COICA) (Spanish: Coordinadora de las Organizaciones Indígenas de la Cuenca Amazónica) was founded in 1984 in Lima, Peru. This organi...
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Repartimiento
The Repartimiento ([repartiˈmjento]) (Spanish, "distribution, partition, or division") was a colonial forced labor system imposed upon the indigenous population of Spanish America and the Philippines....
Terra Indígena Kaiapó
Terra Indígena Kaiapó is an Indigenous Territory located in Pará, Brazil. As of 2002, it has a population of 3,319 Kaiapo and a total surface area of 32,840.05 km². There are evidences of unconta...
Totora (plant)
Totora (Schoenoplectus californicus ssp. tatora) is a subspecies of the giant bulrush sedge. It is found in South America - notably on Lake Titicaca, the middle coast of Perú and on Easter Island in t...
Pemon language
The Pemon language, or Arekuna, is a Native American language of the Cariban family spoken by some 30,000 Pemon people, in Venezuela's Southeast, particularly in the Canaima National Park, in the Rora...
Archeological Museum of Pasca
The Archeological Museum of Pasca is a museum located at Pasca, Colombia. It houses a great collection of Pre-Columbian objects and human remains, including Chibchan mummies. It has a replica of the f...
Reserva Provincial Castillos de Pincheira
The Reserva Provincial Castillos de Pincheira (Spanish: Pincheira's Castles Provincial Reserve) is a natural area protected in Argentina. It's located about 27 km to the west of the Malargüe city ...
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Terra Indigena Xinane Isolados
Terra Indigena Xinane Isolados is an Indigenous Territory in Acre State, Brazil, which has been dedicated to uncontacted Indians.It has a total area of 1,750 km² and contains no contacted human p...
Terra Indigena Menkragnoti
Terra Indigena Menkragnoti is an Indigenous Territory created in 1994 in Para (as part of municipalities of Altamira and São Félix do Xingu) and in Mato Grosso (municipalities of Matupá and Peixoto de...
Bananal Island
Bananal Island (Portuguese: Ilha do Bananal, [banaˈnaw]) is a large river island formed from the bisection of the Araguaia River, in southwestern Tocantins, Brazil. The island is formed by a fork...
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