Terra Indígena Paquiçamba

Area inhabited by Yudja.




Population in the IL

4 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 Paquiçamba

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 PA Vitória do Xingu 308,953.70 4,134.56

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto 388 - 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
86% Finished

Homologada por Decreto 388 - 26/12/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Paquiçamba

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Decreto Declarada 89.489 29/03/1984 30/03/1984
Decreto Homologada 388 24/12/1991 26/12/1991
Outros Homologada 17/12/2002 17/01/2003
Portaria Homologada 24 25/02/2003 25/02/2003
Portaria Homologada 889 23/09/2003 23/09/2003

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 95 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Language
Yudja Juruna Yudjá
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2011 95 Funai/Altamira
2008 77 Funai/Altamira
1998 35 Funai/Altamira
1994 30 Funai/Altamira



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

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Xingu 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)
Centro Leste do Pará coverage Altamira (PA) coverage

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 4 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Associação da Comunidade Juruna do Xingu do Paquiçamba ACOJUPA
Associação Indígena Juruna Unidos da Volta Grande do Xingu AIJUVIX
Associação Indígena Korina Juruna da Aldeia Pakissamba AIKOJUPA
Associação Yudjá Mïratú da Volta Grande do Xingu AYMÏX

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Exploração de Recursos Pescador

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: 17 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 179 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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