News of this people
Índios desfilam, mas também pedem ajuda
Indígenas interditam trecho da BR-316, em Santa Maria do Pará
Feira mostra durante Olimpíada do Rio cultura e história dos índios brasileiros
Asurini do Xingu
Where they are How many PA 182 (Siasi/Sesai, 2014)
- Linguistic family
After contact with Brazilian society in 1971, the Asurini of the Xingu – so-called by the attraction expeditions – suffered a drastic population loss. Yet, the imminent danger of their physical extinction always stood in contrast with an extreme cultural vitality, manifest in the performance of complex rituals, the practice of shamanism, and an elaborate system of graphic art.