Terra Indígena Canauanim

Area inhabited by Macuxi y Wapichana.




Population in the IL

11 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Canauanim

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 RR Cantá 766.483,10 11.391,92

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto s/n - 16/02/1996)

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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 s/n - 16/02/1996

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Canauanim

Documento Stage Número Fecha Publication
Portaria Declarada 1.226/E 21/05/1982 11/06/1982
Despacho Declarada 29 15/09/1992 15/09/1992
Portaria Declarada 304 16/08/1993 17/08/1993
Decreto Homologada s/n 15/02/1996 16/02/1996
Resolução Homologada 104 12/06/2001 19/06/2001
Portaria Homologada 623 26/06/2002 26/06/2002
Portaria Homologada 1.071 05/08/2004 06/08/2004
Resolução Homologada 183 22/06/2006 26/06/2006
Portaria Homologada 1.402 10/11/2006 13/11/2006
Portaria Homologada 1.233 07/12/2007 13/12/2007
Portaria Homologada 1.404 14/11/2008 18/11/2008

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 1338 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Idioma
Macuxi Karib Macuxi
Wapichana Aruak Wapichana
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2019 1338 Protocolo de consulta, 2019
2015 982 CIR
2010 846 CIR
2007 721 CIR
2006 655 Funai/Boa Vista
1999 530 Funasa
1989 287 Funai



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Contato Floresta Ombrófila-Floresta Estacional 67,91
Savana 32,09

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Negro 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)
Boa Vista coverage Leste de Roraima (RR) coverage


Agent Tipo
Igreja Católica-Diocese de Roraima OUTROS

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 4 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Nombre Acrónimo
Conselho Indígena de Roraima CIR
Organização das Mulheres Indígenas de Roraima OMIR
Organização dos Povos Indígenas de Roraima OPIR
Organização dos Professores Indígenas de Roraima OPIRR

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Potential risks and existing problems

Category Type
Fundiário Fazendeiro

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: 2973 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2021: 3768 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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