Terra Indígena Igarapé do Caucho

Area inhabited by Huni Kuin.




Population in the IL

12 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Igarapé do Caucho

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 AC Feijó 2,797,542.70 2,710.00
2 AC Tarauacá 2,017,107.40 12,147.38

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto 278 - 30/10/1991)

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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
86% Finished

Homologada por Decreto 278 - 30/10/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Igarapé do Caucho

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Decreto Declarada 93.071 06/08/1986 07/08/1986
Decreto Homologada 278 29/10/1991 30/10/1991

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 386 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Language
Huni Kuin Pano Kaxinawa
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2010 386 IBGE
1999 310 CPI/AC
1993 357 Funai/Rio Branco



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Aberta 100.00

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Jurua 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)
Juruá coverage Alto Rio Juruá (AC) coverage


Agent Type
Comissão Pró-Índio do Acre (CPI-AC) ONG

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 5 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Associação do Movimento dos Agentes Agroflorestais Indígenas do Acre AMAAIAC
Associação dos Produtores Agroextrativistas Hunikui do Caucho APAHC
Organização dos Povos Indígenas de Tarauacá e Rio Jordão OPITARJ
Organização dos Povos Indígenas do Acre, Sul do Amazonas e Noroeste de Rondônia OPIN
Organização dos Povos Indígenas do Rio Tarauacá OPITAR

Projects with indigenous participation

There is a record of 1 Project in the region

Name Partnership Start year Subject
Experiências Indígenas de Gestão Territorial e Ambiental no Acre s/n 2018 Território

Pressures and Threats

Threats to the environment and to the life of the indigenous peoples - Terra Indígena Igarapé do Caucho.

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: 2119 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 2189 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.


Total of 15 news about the protected area Igarapé do Caucho in the database. RSS

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