Terra Indígena Tirecatinga

Área habitada por Nambikwara, Nambikwara Halotesu, Nambikwara Sawentesu y Nambikwara Wakalitesu.




Population in the IL

131 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 291 - 30/10/1991)

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1 - Em Identificação
2 - Identificada
3 - Declarada
4 - Homologada e/ou Registrada no CRI e/ou SPU
100% Finished

HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. por Decreto 291 - 30/10/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Tirecatinga

Document Stage Número Fecha Publication
Decreto DECLARADA. 89.260 28/12/1983 29/12/1983
Decreto HOMOLOGADA. REG CRI E SPU. 291 29/10/1991 30/10/1991
Outros DECLARADA. C/PAR GTI. 104 11/04/1986

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 174 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Liguistic family Idioma
Nambikwara Nambikwára Nambikwara
     Nambikwara Halotesu Nambikwára Nambikwara
     Nambikwara Sawentesu Nambikwára Nambikwara
     Nambikwara Wakalitesu Nambikwára Nambikwara
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2010 174 IBGE
2003 117 Funai
1996 137 Funai
1989 124 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
PI Utiariti FUNAI
Pref. Municipal de Sapezal PREFEITURA MUNICIPAL

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 4 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Nombre Acrónimo
Associação Indígena Himerese
Associação Indígena Moxi
Associação Waklitsu
Mobilização dos Povos Indígenas do Cerrado MOPIC

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Fundiário Arrendamento

Mining processes

There are records of 3 Mining processes in the region

Process number Requester Substance Affected area (ha) Stage
866007/2014 Atiaia Energia S.a. Argila 402,62 Requerimento de Pesquisa
866008/2014 Atiaia Energia S.a. Argila 345,65 Requerimento de Pesquisa
866009/2014 Atiaia Energia S.a. Argila 291,77 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: 99 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2008: 113 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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