Decree of 5 June 2012 establishing administrative coordinates of the Indigenous Xipáyas' Land in the Municipality of Altamira, State of Pará. | Land Portal

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This Decree, consisting of 3 articles, establishes administrative markings and specifies geographical coordinates of the Indigenous Xipáyas' Land in the Municipality of Altamira, State of Pará. It states that the specified indigenous lands belong in a permanent way to the indigenous group of Xipáyas, with a surface of 178.723 ha. within the State of Pará.

Implements: Act No. 6.001 establishing the native people Statute. (1973-12-19)
Implements: Decree No. 1.775 of 8 January 1996 ruling on the administrative procedures for zoning native people’s land. (1996-01-08)

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Valerio Tranchida (CONSLEG)


Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition of slavery in 1888 and the subsequent proclamation of a republic by the military in 1889. Brazilian coffee exporters politically dominated the country until populist leader Getulio VARGAS rose to power in 1930.

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