News of this people
2017: perspectivas de mudanças de cenários no Médio Solimões
Povos indígenas da região de Tefé (AM) exigem reparação de direitos violados e divulgam carta
Violações aos direitos indígenas são debatidos no Médio Solimões
- 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.