Terra Indígena Katukina/Kaxinawa

Area inhabited by Huni Kuin (Kaxinawá) and Shanenawa.




Population in the IL

23 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 Katukina/Kaxinawa

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 AC Feijó 2,797,542.70 23,684.89

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto 283 - 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
8 - Dominial Indígena
75% Finished

Homologada por Decreto 283 - 30/10/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Katukina/Kaxinawa

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Decreto Declarada 89.488 29/03/1984 30/03/1984
Decreto Homologada 283 29/10/1991 30/10/1991
Portaria Homologada 782 12/08/2003 18/08/2003

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 1777 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Language
Huni Kuin (Kaxinawá) Pano Kaxinawa
Shanenawa Pano Katukina do acre
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2022 1777 IBGE
2010 1259 IBGE
2005 708 Iglesias e Aquino
2003 944 Funai/Rio Branco
1999 536 CPI/AC
1994 576 CPI/AC



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Aberta 90.59
Floresta Ombrófila Densa 9.41

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
Polo base Feijó FUNASA
OPAN - Operação Amazônia Nativa ONG

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 6 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Associação Comunitária Shanenawá de Morada Nova ACOSMO
Associação do Movimento dos Agentes Agroflorestais Indígenas do Acre AMAAIAC
Associação dos Povos Indígenas Shanenawa da Aldeia Shanekaya
Associação dos Produtores Indígenas de Nova Vida APROINV
Associação dos Produtores Kaxinawá da Aldeia Paroá APROKAP
Organização dos Povos Indígenas do Acre, Sul do Amazonas e Noroeste de Rondônia OPIN

Projects with indigenous participation

There is no stored information about projects for Terra Indígena Katukina/Kaxinawa.

Pressures and Threats

Threats to the environment and to the life of the indigenous peoples - Terra Indígena Katukina/Kaxinawa.

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Exploração de Recursos Madeireiro
Exploração de Recursos Caçador

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: 1459 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 1887 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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