Native Tribes Living Near and Around Manaus City: Part I – Parque dos Indios Tribe

From deforestation to massive cultural loss - the various Native tribes living in the Amazon forest and in the many settlements dotting the shores of the Rio Negro and its tributaries are once more at the forefront of the battle between modernity and traditions.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The arrival of Covid-19 into the remote parts of Northern Brazil last spring is proof that the modern world and its numerous afflictions is applying further pressure on an already weak socioeconomic system built around the great northern capital of Manaus. Massive corruption and a weak government presence has created an unbalanced and unfair economic system, where powerful land owners and businessmen control the region's economic life.

Native tribes living in and around Manaus have been especially hard hit by the arrival of the new Covid, which has killed thousands in the region alone . . .

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