News of this people
Lux Boelitz Vidal: Colecionadora de culturas
Seminário Nacional da Juventude Indígena: "Unir para lutar e unificar para vencer"
"Com lei, sem a lei, apesar da lei e contra a lei, os povos indígenas sempre estarão na luta"
- Other names
Galibi do Uaçá, Aruá
Where they are How many AP 2.529 (Siasi/Sesai, 2014)
- Linguistic family
The Galibi-Marworno, inhabitants of the vast savannahs and flooded plains of northern Amapá – a country of white birds and dark alligators – call themselves a “mixed and united” people.
Their food is simple and healthy: fish, manioc cereal and tucupi (a seasoning prepared of pepper and manioc juice). In their festivals, there must be caxiri, the wine of the Indians, of the shamans and the karuãna spirits. The Great Festival is for Holy Mary, the axis-mundi is the Turé pole, the Great Snake their favorite story, but the real hero is Iaicaicani.