Terra Indígena Escondido

Área habitada por Rikbaktsa.




Population in the IL

169 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Escondido

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) Area in the municipality (%)
1 MT Cotriguaçu 942,107.60
18.01 %

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. (Decreto s/n - 09/09/1998)

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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 - 09/09/1998

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Escondido

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Despacho IDENTIFICADA. ENCAMINHADA AO MJ. 24 03/06/1994 06/06/1994
Portaria DECLARADA. 668 01/11/1996 04/11/1996
Decreto HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. s/n 08/09/1998 09/09/1998
Contrato HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. 52/2010 18/05/2010 24/05/2010
Portaria EM IDENTIFICAÇÃO. 1.859/E 31/12/1985

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 45 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Liguistic family Language
Rikbaktsa Rikbaktsá Rikbaktsá
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2002 45 Funai
1999 40 Funasa
1987 30 Arruda



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Aberta 43.20
Floresta Ombrófila Densa 56.80

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Tapajos 100.00


Bioma Cobertura (%)
Amazônia 100.00


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)
Noroeste Mato Grosso coverage Vilhena (RO/MT) coverage


Agent Type
Posto Indígena Canoeiro FUNAI

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 2 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Associação do Povo Indígena Rikbaktsa ASIRIK
Associação Indígena de Mulheres Rikbaktsa AMOURIK

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Exploração de Recursos Madeireiro

Mining processes

There is a record of 1 Mining process in the region

Process number Requester Substance Affected area (ha) Stage
866438/2019 Anglo American Níquel Brasil Ltda. Minério de Cobre 0.31 Requerimento de Pesquisa

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: 185 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2016: 377 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.

Overlapping Areas

Não existem sobreposições desta Terra Indígena com Unidades de Conservação.


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