Brazilian Indians and the law
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Brazilian Indians and the law approved documents, meeting of anthropologists and lawyers, 9-12 October 1980

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Published by Cultural Survival in Cambridge, MA (11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge 02138) .
Written in English



  • Brazil


  • Fundação Nacional do Indio.,
  • Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by Cultural Survival and the Graduate Program in Social Sciences of the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
SeriesOccasional paper ;, 5, Occasional paper (Cultural Survival Inc.) ;, 5.
ContributionsCultural Survival Inc., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Sociais.
LC ClassificationsKHD2204 .A67 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2890515M
LC Control Number84115974

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Brazil, officially Federative Republic of Brazil, Portuguese República Federativa do Brasil, country of South America that occupies half the continent’s landmass. It is the fifth largest country in the world, exceeded in size only by Russia, Canada, China, and the United States, though its area is greater than that of the 48 conterminous U.S. states. This is an excellent, dense book which should be read by all interested in the historical and contemporary situation of indigenous peoples in South America. It is timely, for the situation of the Indians in Brazil is once again threatened by proposed changes in the new Author: Kent H. Redford. Mixed racial unions also led to the disappearance of many tribes. “Neither the Portuguese nor the native Brazilians were repelled by interracial unions,” states the book Red Gold —The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians. The Indians considered it an act of hospitality to offer women, often their own daughters, to . Dec 21,  · Brazilian officials simply refer to them as the “isolated Indians of the upper Humaitá.” A former staff photographer for major Brazilian media, including Veja and O Globo, Stuckert said his.