Survey Results of Brazil’s Indigenous groups

Posted on November 26, 2012 • Filed under: Brazil, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Social Issues

The Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock of Brazil (CNA) has just released the results of a survey commissioned by Datafolha on indigenous peoples. The survey was done with a universe of 1,222 interviews in 32 villages with over 100 inhabitants, covering 20 ethnic groups who speak Portuguese. The idea was to provide a comprehensive profile of indigenous peoples in Brazil.

According to the editorial in the latest publication of the Socio-Environmental Institute (ISA) of Brazil, the survey covers interviews which were conducted between June 7 and July 11 2013 and occurs exactly at the moment when the territorial conflict between Indians and farmers in Mato Grosso do Sul wins the attention of the newspapers and the public. Read Article

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