Terra Indígena Canauanim

Área habitada por Macuxi and Wapichana.




Population in the IL

11 mil

Area (ha)



Legal situation HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU.
Legal jurisdiction Amazônia Legal
States (FS) RR
Isolated indigenous? Não
Frontier Stripe? Sim
Overlapping Areas 0


Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. (Decreto s/n - 16/02/1996)

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1 - Em Identificação
2 - Identificada
3 - Declarada
4 - Homologada e/ou Registrada no CRI e/ou SPU
100% Finished

HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. por Decreto s/n - 16/02/1996

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Canauanim

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Portaria DECLARADA. 1.226/E 21/05/1982 11/06/1982
Despacho DECLARADA. ENCAMINHADA AO MJ. 29 15/09/1992 15/09/1992
Portaria DECLARADA. 304 16/08/1993 17/08/1993
Decreto HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. s/n 15/02/1996 16/02/1996
Resolução HOMOLOGADA. 104 12/06/2001 19/06/2001
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI. 623 26/06/2002 26/06/2002
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI. 1.071 05/08/2004 06/08/2004
Resolução HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI. 183 22/06/2006 26/06/2006
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI. 1.402 10/11/2006 13/11/2006
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. 1.233 07/12/2007 13/12/2007
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. 1.404 14/11/2008 18/11/2008

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 982 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Liguistic family Language
Macuxi Karib Macuxi
Wapichana Aruak Wapichana
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2015 982 CIR
2010 846 CIR
2007 721 CIR
2006 655 Funai/Boa Vista
1999 530 Funasa
1989 287 Funai


Distribution of the presence of the State through Funai and Sesai

National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) Special Secretariat of Indigenous Health (SESAI)
Regional Coordination Office (CR) Special Indigenous Health District (DSEI)
Boa Vista coverage Leste de Roraima (RR) coverage


Agent Type
Igreja Católica-Diocese de Roraima OUTROS

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 4 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Conselho Indígena de Roraima CIR
Organização das Mulheres Indígenas de Roraima OMIR
Organização dos Povos Indígenas de Roraima OPIR
Organização dos Professores Indígenas de Roraima OPIRR

Projects with indigenous participation

There is no stored information about projects for Terra Indígena Canauanim.

Pressures and Threats

Threats to the environment and to the life of the indigenous peoples - Terra Indígena Canauanim.

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Fundiário Fazendeiro

Deforestation in the Legal Amazon

This subject present the deforestation data analysis made by the Brazilian Amazonian Rainforest Satellite Monitoring Project (Prodes) run by the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). The Prodes aims to map deforestation in forest areas of Legal.

Total identified of deforestation until year 2000: 2973 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2016: 3685 hectares


Area covered by the point: a hotspot indicates the existence of fire in one picture element (pixel), which varies from 1 km x 1 km to 5 km x 4 km. This pixel may contain one or several distinct fires, but these will be represented as a single spot. If a fire is very extensive, it will be detected by some neighbouring pixels: in other words, various hot spots will be associated with a single large fire.


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