Foto: Márcio Ferreira, 1989

Krenak

  • Autodenominação
    Krén
  • Where they are How many

    MT, MG, SP350 (Funasa, 2010)
  • Linguistic family
    Krenák

Introduction

Victims of several massacres – declared “Just Wars” by the Portuguese Colonial government –, the Krenak are the last remnants of the Botocudo do Leste (Eastern Botocudo). Today they live in a very small area, which they were able to recover with great difficulty.