Terra Indígena Wedezé

Area inhabited by Xavante.




Population in the IL

146 mil

Area (ha)



Legal situation Delimitada
Legal jurisdiction Amazônia Legal
States (FS) MT
Isolated indigenous? Não
Frontier Stripe? Não
Overlapping Areas 1



Towns with incidence in this Indigenous Land

Towns - Terra Indígena Wedezé

# State (FS) Municipality Municipality Area (ha) IL area in the Municipality (ha) IL area in the Municipality (%)
1 MT Cocalinho 1.651.631,90 146.373,69

Territorial Rights

Official recognition stage: Delimitada (Despacho 676 - 26/12/2011)

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
29% Finished

Delimitada por Despacho 676 - 26/12/2011

Legal history

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Related Normative Acts - Terra Indígena Wedezé

Documento Stage Número Fecha Publication
Despacho Delimitada 676 23/12/2011 26/12/2011

Peoples and Demography

In accord with recent data 100 peoples living in this IL.

Peoples Linguistic family Idioma
Xavante Akwen
Año Population in the Indigenous Land Origen
2011 100 GT/Funai



Tipo de Cobertura Vegetal Cobertura (%)
Contato Savana-Formações Pioneiras 29,42
Savana 70,58

Bacias Hidrográficas

Bacia Abrangência (%)
Araguaia 100,00


Bioma Cobertura (%)
Cerrado 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)
Xavante coverage Xavante (MT) coverage

Indigenous Organizations

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

Projects with indigenous participation

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

Pressures and Threats

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

Mining processes

There is a record of 1 Mining process in the region

Process number Requester Substance Affected area (ha) Stage
861043/2022 FRANKLIN LINDELON DIVINO FREIRE BARBOSA 93.903,00 Reconhecimento Geológico

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: 224 hectares
Total identified of deforestation until 2022: 619 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

Conheça as sobreposições entre a Terra Indígena e o(s) polígono(s) de Unidade(s) de Conservação.

Unidade de Conservação Área sobreposta à TI (ha) Porcentagem
Refúgio de Vida Silvestre Quelônios do Araguaia 33.758,64 ha 23,06%

Não há informações no mapa sobre UCs sobrepostas às TIs que não se enquadram no SNUC (Sistema Nacional de Unidade de Conservação).


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