Terra Indígena Marajaí

Area inhabited by Matsés.




Population in the IL

1 mil

Area (ha)



Legal situation Homologada
Legal jurisdiction Amazônia Legal
States (FS) AM
Isolated indigenous? Não
Frontier Stripe? Não
Overlapping Areas 0



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Marajaí

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 AM Alvarães 592,346.10 1,245.62

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto 288 - 30/10/1991)

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1 - Em Identificação
2 - Identificada
3 - Declarada
4 - Reservada
5 - Homologada
6 - Registrada no CRI e/ou SPU
7 - Restrição de uso
8 - Dominial Indígena
75% Finished

Homologada por Decreto 288 - 30/10/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Marajaí

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Decreto Homologada 288 29/10/1991 30/10/1991
Portaria Declarada 1.435 28/09/1982

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 1007 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Language
Matsés Pano Matsé
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2022 1007 IBGE
2011 543 Funai/Alto Solimões
2010 699 IBGE
1998 203 Censo Indígena
1985 280 Barbosa



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Densa 100.00

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Jurua 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)
Alto Solimões coverage Médio Rio Solimões e Afluentes (AM) coverage


Agent Type
CIMI - Conselho Indigenista Missionário CIMI

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 3 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Associação da Comunidade Aldeia Marajaí do Povo Mayoruna CAM
Associação das Mulheres Indígenas do Médio Solimões e Afluentes AMIMSA
Centro Indígena de Estudos e Pesquisas CINEP

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

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: 1066 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 1162 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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