News of this people
Empresário quer expulsar índios da ocupação Parque das Tribos para construir um Minha Casa, Minha Vida que não existe
REPAM: Diálogo com os povos indígenas para uma agenda em comum em defesa da vida na Amazônia
Encontro dos Povos Indígenas - Fronteira Brasil, Colombia e Perú
- Other names
Where they are How many AM 1.459 (Siasi/Sesai, 2014) Colombia 445 (Colômbia, 1988)
- Linguistic family
The Miranha people appear in the history of indigenous peoples as a kind of anti-hero. Considered by naturalists as "barbarous" and "anthropophagous", their chiefs became known for selling prisoner enemies, members of rival groups, or even their own children, to the Whites. The impact of nation-state expansion in the 20th Century, however, has made the descendants of these people an ethnically stigmatized group.