News of this people
- Coreanos são presos em Mato Grosso por biopirataria no Parque Indígena do Xingu
- Coreanos são detidos com ervas medicinais retiradas de terra indígena
- Tradicional evento indígena no Xingu lembra cacique Atamai
- Other names
Where they are How many MT 529 (Siasi/Sesai, 2012)
- Linguistic family
Inhabitants of the Xingu Indigenous Park, the Wauja are famous for the exceptional quality of their pottery, the graphic designs of their baskets, their feather artwork and their ritual masks. In addition to the richness of their material culture, this people possess a complex and fascinating mytho-cosmology, in which the links between animals, things, humans and extra-human beings permeate their conception of the world and form crucial aspects of their shamanic practices.