Terra Indígena Capoto/Jarina

Area inhabited by Mebengôkre Kayapó, Mebengôkre Kayapó Metyktire y Tapayuna.




Population in the IL

635 mil

Area (ha)



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



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Capoto/Jarina

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 MT Peixoto de Azevedo 1.440.064,20 493.044,71
2 MT Santa Cruz do Xingu 565.174,80 58.731,66
3 MT São José do Xingu 745.964,50 85.263,97

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Homologada (Decreto s/n - 28/01/1991)

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 - 28/01/1991

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Capoto/Jarina

Documento Stage Número Fecha Publication
Decreto Declarada 89.618 07/05/1984 08/05/1984
Decreto Declarada 89.643 10/05/1984 11/05/1984
Decreto Homologada s/n 25/01/1991 28/01/1991

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 1388 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Idioma
Mebengôkre Kayapó Kayapó
     Mebengôkre Kayapó Metyktire Kayapó
Tapayuna Tapayuna
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2010 1388 Funai/Colíder
2006 1068 Funasa
2003 802 Funai/Colíder
1995 577 EPM



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Contato Floresta Ombrófila-Floresta Estacional 23,58
Contato Savana-Floresta Ombrófila 40,57
Contato Savana-Formações Pioneiras 8,51
Floresta Ombrófila Aberta 2,88
Formações Pioneiras 17,15
Savana 7,31

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)
Norte Mato Grosso coverage Kayapó (MT) coverage

Indigenous Organizations

There are records of 5 Indigenous Organizations in the region

Nombre Acrónimo
Associação Cultural Indígena Kapot Jarina
Associação Indígena Tapayuna A.I.T.
Associação Iprenre de Defesa do Povo Mebengnokré
Instituto Raoni IR
Mobilização dos Povos Indígenas do Cerrado MOPIC

Projects with indigenous participation

There is a record of 1 Project in the region

Nombre Partnership Start year Asunto
Fundo Kayapó Fundo Amazônia 2011 Território

Pressures and Threats

Threats to the environment and to the life of the indigenous peoples - Terra Indígena Capoto/Jarina.

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: 4547 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 5779 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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