Foto: Nietta Lindenberg Monte, 1984


  • Autodenominação
  • Where they are How many

    AM, MT, RO9.487 (Siasi/Sesai, 2014)
  • Linguistic family


Scattered over sites close to the banks of the Purus, the Apurinã possess a rich cosmological and ritual universe. Their history has been heavily affected by the violence of the two rubber cycles in the Amazon region. Today they are fighting for their rights. Some of their lands have still not been officially recognised and are constantly invaded by loggers.