Terra Indígena Muriru

Área habitada por Wapichana.




Population in the IL

6 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 - 24/06/2003)

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1 - Em Identificação
2 - Identificada
3 - Declarada
4 - Homologada e/ou Registrada no CRI e/ou SPU
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HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. por Decreto s/n - 24/06/2003

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Muriru

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Portaria DECLARADA. 357 20/04/2001 23/04/2001
Decreto HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. s/n 23/06/2003 24/06/2003
Resolução HOMOLOGADA. 161 12/04/2004 20/04/2004
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. 1.071 05/08/2004 06/08/2004
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. 671 13/05/2005 18/05/2005
Portaria HOMOLOGADA. 849 27/07/2005 29/07/2005

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 184 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Liguistic family Language
Wapichana Aruak Wapichana
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2015 184 CIR
2010 110 CIR
2007 80 Funasa/CIR
2006 83 Funai/Boa Vista
1996 98 GT/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

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 a record of 1 Project in the region

Name Partnership Start year Subject
Microprojetos de Fortalecimento Regional do CIR EMBNOR(RR) 2014 Cidadania e Representação Política

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Fundiário Fazendeiro
Fundiário Fazendeiro

Mining processes

There is a record of 1 Mining process in the region

Process number Requester Substance Affected area (ha) Stage
884051/2005 Joari Sociedade de Mineração Joari Ltda Cobre 1,291.17 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: 308 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2016: 702 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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