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Gavião do Para Culture and History

As a complement to our Gaviao language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Gaviao tribe and their society.

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The emphasis of these pages is on Gaviaos and other American Indians as living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Gaviao history is interesting and important, but the Gaviao Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

Our Gaviao Websites

Gaviao Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Gaviao Indian language.

Gaviao Lifestyle and Tradition

Gavião Parkatêjê * Gavião Pykopjê:
    Ethnographies of two Gaviao tribes of Brazil.
Parakatêjê Cultural Objects:
    Museum exhibit with photographs of Parakatêjê Gaviao artifacts.
Tribal Map of Brazil:
    Map showing the location of indigenous communities in Brazil, including the Gaviao Para.
A Place in the Game: Gavião Kyikatejê:
    Photo-essay about the indigenous soccer team of the Gaviao do Para natives.
Brazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to Covid-19:
    Article about the devastating effects of coronavirus on the Akrãtikatêjê Gaviao and other Amazonian tribes.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: The Gavião (Jê):
  Encylopedia entries about the Gaviao tribe.
  Povo Gaviao * Tribo Gavião * Os Gaviões:
   Information about the Gavioes in Portuguese.
  Indigenous Brazilians:
  Links about native Brazilian culture.

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