Terra Indígena Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu

Area inhabited by Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu.




Population in the IL

26 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 Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 PA Senador José Porfírio 1,441,991.60 25,534.26

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto s.n. - 20/04/2015)

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
8 - Dominial Indígena
75% Finished

Homologada por Decreto s.n. - 20/04/2015

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu

Document Stage Number Date Publication
Portaria Em Estudo 828 01/07/2004 01/07/2004
Portaria Em Estudo 1361 29/10/2004 01/11/2004
Despacho Delimitada 28 31/03/2006 03/04/2006
Contrato Delimitada 2007/001558 14/11/2007 14/11/2007
Portaria Declarada 1.233 30/06/2008 01/07/2008
Contrato Declarada 349/2010 27/12/2010 07/01/2011
Portaria Declarada 921 19/07/2012 23/07/2012
Portaria Declarada 5 07/02/2013 15/02/2013
Resolução Declarada 237 05/11/2013 06/11/2013
Portaria Declarada 353 15/04/2014 16/04/2014
Portaria Declarada 556 30/05/2014 03/06/2014
Portaria Declarada 669 01/07/2014 03/07/2014
Portaria Declarada 874 23/07/2014 24/07/2014
Decreto Homologada s.n. 17/04/2015 20/04/2015

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 240 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Language
Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu
Year Population in the Indigenous Land Source
2022 240 IBGE
2014 143 Siasi/Sesai
2013 117 Siasi/Sesai
2011 111 Funai/Altamira
2008 93 Funai/Altamira
2004 80 GT/Funai



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Floresta Ombrófila Aberta 17.07
Floresta Ombrófila Densa 82.93

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 2 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Name Acronym
Associação de Resistência Indígena Arara do Maia ARIAM
Associação Indígena Arara Unidos da Volta Grande do Xingu ASSINAUXIN

Projects with indigenous participation

There is no stored information about projects for Terra Indígena Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu.

Pressures and Threats

Threats to the environment and to the life of the indigenous peoples - Terra Indígena Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu.

Mining processes

There are records of 2 Mining processes in the region

Process number Requester Substance Affected area (ha) Stage
850454/2022 AGROPECUARIA SERRA ALTA EIRELI Minério de Ouro 5.22 Requerimento de Pesquisa
852582/1992 Matapi Exploração Mineral Ltda. Minério de Estanho 153.27 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: 32 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 1794 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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