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  1. Library Resource
    USP
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2013
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    Este artigo examina o processo de expansão portuguesa pelos sertões orientais da capitania do Maranhão e pela capitania do Piauí nas primeiras décadas do século XVIII, procurando explicar as conexões entre as guerras contra os índios daquela região, a expansão do gado e os interesses principalmente dos governadores do Estado do Maranhão e Pará.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2019
    Canada

    This article provides analysis of the issues relating to movement towards new models for Indigenous-led conservation in light of Canada’s initiatives for greater protected areas representation through Target 1. We provide a background on Canada’s Pathway to Target 1, which is based on Target 11 from the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set forth by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

  3. Library Resource

    Volume 6 Issue 4

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2017
    Guyana, Peru, Panama, South America

    Indigenous territories are facing increasing pressures from numerous legal and illegal activities that are pushing commodity frontiers within their limits, frequently causing severe environmental degradation and threatening indigenous territorial rights and livelihoods. In Central and South America, after nearly three decades of participatory mapping projects, interest is mounting among indigenous peoples in the use of new technologies for community mapping and monitoring as a means of defense against such threats.

  4. Library Resource
    UFPE
    Reports & Research
    March, 2006
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    Esta tese, intitulada Índios e Terras Ceará: 1850-1880, analisa o aparente desaparecimento dos povos indígenas no Ceará, na segunda metade do século XIX, contextualizado por diferentes processos de territorialização e de relações interétnicas, e também respaldado pelo silenciamento oficial quanto ao reconhecimento desta etnia. O período enfocado inclui a vigência da Lei de Terras aprovação, regulamentação, implementação, dinâmica, significados.

  5. Library Resource
    UFPE

    campesinato e etnicidade nas trajetórias do povo indígena Tingüi-Botó e comunidade quilombola Guaxinim (AL)

    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2016
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    Esse trabalho analisa as inter-relações entre campesinato e etnicidade a partir de um olhar comparativo sobre as trajetórias de dois grupos que se reconhecem como etnicamente diferenciados no contexto rural brasileiro. Compostos principalmente por famílias que tem buscado se afirmar como agricultoras, o Povo Indígena Tingüi-Botó (Feira Grande) e a Comunidade Quilombola Guaxinim (Cacimbinhas) estão localizados entre as zonas agrestina e sertaneja de Alagoas.

  6. Library Resource
    The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    September, 2019
    Africa, Kenya, Latin America and the Caribbean, United States of America, Asia, Global

    The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing. A United Nations report on the Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services revealed that three-quarters of the earth’s land-based environment has been significantly altered by human actions.

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