Terra Indígena Rio Mequéns

Area inhabited by Makurap y Sakurabiat.




Population in the IL

108 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Rio Mequéns

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 RO Alto Alegre dos Parecis 395.827,30 108.076,49

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto s/n - 24/05/1996)

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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
86% Finished

Homologada por Decreto s/n - 24/05/1996

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Rio Mequéns

Documento Stage Número Fecha Publication
Portaria Em Estudo PP/.543 19/10/1987 01/12/1987
Despacho Delimitada 26 18/11/1991 18/11/1991
Portaria Declarada 261 28/05/1992 29/05/1992
Decreto Homologada s/n 23/05/1996 24/05/1996
Contrato Homologada 351/2010 30/01/2012 31/01/2012
Outros Delimitada 99 15/10/1986

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 95 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Idioma
Makurap Tupari Makurap
Sakurabiat Tupari Sakirabiár
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2014 95 Siasi/Sesai
2013 79 Siasi/Sesai
2010 108 Siasi/Funasa
2008 74 Siasi/Funasa
2001 89 Paca
1995 137 Funasa
1991 80 Funai



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Aberta 94,97
Formações Pioneiras 5,03

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Madeira 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)
Cacoal coverage Vilhena (RO/MT) coverage


Agent Tipo

Indigenous Organizations

There is a record of 1 Indigenous Organization in the region

Nombre Acrónimo
Associação Keonpura do Povo Indígena Sakirabiar KEONPURA

Projects with indigenous participation

There is no stored information about projects for Terra Indígena Rio Mequéns.

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Exploração de Recursos Garimpeiro
Exploração de Recursos Extrativista não-madeireiro
Exploração de Recursos Madeireiro

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: 3596 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 3970 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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