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Guajajara Revolt 1901: The last Brazil Indian war.

Posted February 7th, 2015 at 06:22 AM by Tairusiano
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Five in the morning of March 13, 1901, Priests, nuns and the dozens of children in boarding school pray when suddenly the chapel is invaded by a noisy and infuriated crowd of 400 Guajajaras, under the command of guajajara chief Cauiré Imana. Screaming as if they were at war, they chase and kill, right there, with shots of rifles and blows of machetes and war clubs first the priests.
Panicked, the nuns flee with the children and hide in the convent. Others beg for mercy....
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Cangaço (highwaymen)

Posted July 19th, 2013 at 08:04 AM by Tairusiano

Cangaço (highwaymen)

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Between the 19th and the mid-20 (in Brazil), a specific type of banditry was developed in the northeastern hinterland: the cangaço.

The Cangaço was a phenomenon in northeastern Brazil formed by nomads who used violence to commit crimes in the region.

The very term "cangaceiro" in its origins, makes reference
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Munduruku the Amazon Spartans

Posted March 15th, 2013 at 07:49 AM by Tairusiano
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Mundukuru the Amazon Spartans.
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The banks of the Tapajós river was the home of a ancient tribe the Wuy jugu, but this tribe would become famous by the name of Mundukuru given by their enemies that means Fire ants in reference to their tactics to attack en masse with fire arrows.

Who are the Munduruku the Munduruku is a Tupian speaking tribe
that developed in the Tapajós River Basin, initially
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The Jesuits Missions

Posted January 2nd, 2013 at 05:43 AM by Tairusiano

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Jesuit Missions, also called reductions, Indian villages were organized and run by the Jesuits in the Americas, with the purpose of civilizing and evangelizing Native Americans.The Missions founded convents and colleges. The idea of the missions was to create a society with the benefits and qualities of European Christian society, but without the vices and evils found in...
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The Peabiru Path

Posted December 31st, 2012 at 08:44 AM by Tairusiano

The Peabiru Path in one of the most unknown and fabulous facts of the South america history.

In the year of 1525 a portuguese by the name of Aleixo Garcia gathered a army of 2 thousand Avá-guarani indians in the actual South Brazil, and marched west to the land of the Great White king a land of riches gold and silver, Aleixo was guided by the natives in the secret guaraniy road network the Peabiru Patch , in his great saga Aleixo Garcia and his guarani army crossed from the Brazilian...
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