Kayapó Indigenous Territory

The Kayapó Indigenous Territory (Portuguese: Terra Indígena Kayapó) is an indigenous territory located in Pará, Brazil.

Kayapó Indigenous Territory
Terra Indígena Kayapó
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Kayapo, indigenous people of Brazil
Map showing the location of Kayapó Indigenous Territory
Map showing the location of Kayapó Indigenous Territory
Coordinates7°40′48″S 51°52′08″W / 7.680°S 51.869°W / -7.680; -51.869Coordinates: 7°40′48″S 51°52′08″W / 7.680°S 51.869°W / -7.680; -51.869
Area3,284,000 ha (12,680 sq mi)
DesignationIndigenous territory
Created29 October 1991
AdministratorFUNAI

LocationEdit

The Kayapó Indigenous Territory has an area of 3,284,000 hectares (8,110,000 acres). It is inhabited by the Kayapó people. As of 1990 Funai reported that the population was 1,946. In 2014 Siasi/Sesai reported that the population was 4,548.[1]

HistoryEdit

The Kayapó Indigenous Territory was declared by decree 92.244 of 9 May 1985. The homologation was by decree 316 of 29 October 1991.[1]

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Terra Indígena Kayapó (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-03-02