Terra Indígena Rio Formoso

Área habitada por Paresí.




Population in the IL

20 mil

Area (ha)



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


Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. (Decreto 391 - 26/12/1991)

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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 391 - 26/12/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Rio Formoso

Document Stage Número Fecha Publication
Decreto DECLARADA. 92.015 28/11/1985 29/11/1985
Decreto HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. 391 24/12/1991 26/12/1991

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 166 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Liguistic family Idioma
Paresí Aruak Paresi
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2010 166 IBGE
2006 146 Funai/Tangará da Serra
2003 104 Funai
2000 121 Funai/Cuiabá
1989 99 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)
Cuiabá coverage Cuiabá (MT) coverage


Agent Tipo
Posto Indígena Formoso FUNAI

Indigenous Organizations

There is no stored information about Indigenous Organizations for Terra Indígena Rio Formoso.

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Fundiário Arrendamento

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: 5 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2006: 415 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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