Terra Indígena Tembé

Area inhabited by Tembé y Turiwara.




Population in the IL

1 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Tembé

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 PA Tomé-Açu 514.536,10 1.076,12

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto 389 - 26/12/1991)

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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 389 - 26/12/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Tembé

Documento Stage Número Fecha Publication
Portaria Declarada 197 07/03/1989 10/04/1989
Decreto Homologada 389 24/12/1991 26/12/1991
Portaria Delimitada 1.793/E 09/11/1984
Outros Delimitada 196 30/08/1988

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 148 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Idioma
Tembé Tupi-Guarani Tenetehara
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2010 148 IBGE
1998 60 Funai/Belém
1989 41 Funai



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Densa 63,66
Formações Pioneiras 36,34

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Marajo 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)
Baixo Tocantis coverage Guamá-Tocantins (PA) coverage


Agent Tipo
CIMI-Conselho Indigenista Missionário CIMI

Indigenous Organizations

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

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
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: 446 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2019: 526 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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