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Indigenous Native American Tribes and Languages of Brazil

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Brazilian Indian tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Brazil that is not currently listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please contact us about how to contribute information to our site.



Click the following links to access our information about the following Native American cultures and languages in Brazil:

The Apalai Indians
The Apinaye Indians
The Apurina Indians
The Arara do Para Indians
The Arawete Indians
The Aruan Indians
The Ashaninka Indians
The Atroari-Waimiri Indians
The Bakairi Indians
The Baniwa Indians
The Bororo Indians
The Caiua Indians
The Camara Indians
The Canamari Indians
The Canela Indians
The Carapana Indians
The Cariay Indians
The Carib Indians
The Carutana Indians
The Cashinahua Indians
The Cawishana Indians
The Caxuiana Indians
The Chiquitano Indians
The Chontaquiro Indians
The Cocama Indians
The Cubeo Indians
The Culino Indians
The Curipaco Indians
The Desano Indians
The Guajajara Indians
The Guana Indians
The Guanano Indians
The Guarani Indians
The Hixkaryana Indians
The Iauanaua Indians
The Ikpeng Indians
The Ingariko Indians
The Irantxe Indians
The Jumana Indians
The Kadiweu Indians
The Kaingang Indians
The Kamayura Indians
The Karaja Indians
The Karipuna Indians
The Kariri Indians
The Katukina Indians
The Kaxararí Indians
The Kayabi Indians
The Kayapo Indians
The Kuikuro and Kalapalo Indians
The Kulina Indians
The Macushi Indians
The Macuna Indians
The Mamainde Indians
The Manao Indians
The Machinere Indians
The Mandauaca Indians
The Mapidian Indians
The Maquiritare Indians
The Maragua Indians
The Marawan Indians
The Mariate Indians
The Marubo Indians
The Matipuhy Indians
The Matis Indians
The Matses Indians
The Mawakua Indians
The Maxakali Indians
The Mehinaku Indians
The Miranha Indians
The Moronawa Indians
The Munduruku Indians
The Nambikwara Indians
The Nocaman Indians
The Nuquini Indians
The Palicur Indians
The Paresi Indians
The Passe Indians
The Paumari Indians
The Pemon Indians
The Piraha Indians
The Piratapuyo Indians
The Pisabo Indians
The Poyanawa Indians
The Remo Indians
The Sabanes Indians
The Saluma Indians
The Sarave Indians
The Shaninawa Indians
The Sharanahua Indians
The Sikiana Indians
The Siriano Indians
The Tariano Indians
The Tembe Indians
The Terena Indians
The Ticuna Indians
The Tiriyo Indians
The Tuberao (Aikana) Indians
The Tucano Indians
The Tuxinawa Indians
The Tuyuca Indians
The Uainuma Indians
The Waiwai Indians
The Wapishana Indians
The Waraiku Indians
The Warekena Indians
The Waura Indians
The Wayampi Indians
The Wayana Indians
The Wirina Indians
The Xavante Indians
The Xipaya Indians
The Xiriana Indians
The Xokleng Indians
The Yabaana Indians
The Yaminawa Indians
The Yaruma Indians
The Yawalapiti Indians

Recommended books about Brazil's Native Americans:

Tales from the Rain Forest: Collection of myths and legends from Amazonian Indians in Brazil.
*Brazil's Indians and the Onslaught of Civilization: Book on the effects of European colonization on Brazil's native peoples.
*Red Gold: History of the Portuguese conquest of the native Brazilians.
*Die If You Must: Brazilian Indians In The Twentieth Century: History and cultural evolution of the Indians of Brazil.
The Forbidden Lands: Colonial Identity, Frontier Violence, and the Persistence of Brazil's Eastern Indians: History of the east Brazilian tribes.
Racial Revolutions: Antiracism and Indian Resurgence in Brazil (Latin America Otherwise): Interesting study on Indian identity among Brazil natives.

Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Brazil:

Encyclopedia of Indigenous People in Brazil: Facts and photographs on Brazilian Indian tribes.
Indigenous Peoples in Brazil: Wikipedia article overviewing Brazil Indians and their history.
Brazil Indigenous Groups: Fact sheets, bibliographies, and links on 58 Indian tribes of Brazil.
Survival: Indians in Brazil: Information, pictures, and news on Brazil tribes from an indigenous rights organization.
Swadesh Lists of Indigenous Brazilian Languages: Word lists for dozens of Indian languages spoken in Brazil.



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