Terra Indígena Taihantesu

Area inhabited by Nambikwara and Nambikwara Wasusu.




Population in the IL

5 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Taihantesu

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 MT Nova Lacerda 479,317.30 5,290.44

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto s/n - 24/05/1996)

Find out which is the stage off the official recognition processo of this land.

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 s/n - 24/05/1996

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Taihantesu

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Portaria Restrição de uso 1.214 17/12/1990 09/01/1991
Despacho Delimitada 27 02/09/1992 02/09/1992
Portaria Declarada 547 16/11/1992 17/11/1992
Decreto Homologada s/n 23/05/1996 24/05/1996
Resolução Homologada 117 03/04/2002 10/04/2002
Contrato Homologada 298/2012 28/12/2012 09/01/2013
Contrato Homologada 298/2012 06/12/2013 26/12/2013
A Identificar 31/12/1989

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 77 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Language
Nambikwara Nambikwára Nambikwara
     Nambikwara Wasusu Nambikwára Nambikwara
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2001 77 Paca



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Contato Savana-Floresta Estacional 77.10
Floresta Estacional Semidecidual 22.90

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Madeira 100.00


Bioma Cobertura (%)
Amazônia 8.82
Cerrado 91.18


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 Vilhena (RO/MT) coverage

Indigenous Organizations

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

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

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: 366 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2004: 384 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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