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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Today, Saturday, April 14th, from 9AM to 5PM, the beautiful surroundings of Parque Lage in Jardim Botânico opens a free cultural event to celebrate the Dia do Índio (Indigenous People’s Day), which will continue through Thursday, April 19th.

Attendees can expect such activities as a traditional arts and crafts market, as well as interactive events, body-painting, and performances of indigenous music.

Attending the celebration will be indigenous people from tribes such as Kamayurá and Yawalapiti of the Upper Xingu region; the Tukano, Amazonas, Guajajara, Maranhão, Kariri-Xoc . . .

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