Brazil



BRAZILIANS … 1
AFRO-BRAZILIANS … 11
KAYAPOS … 17
XAVANTE … 22

The original inhabitants of Brazil were Amerindians. When the Portuguese settlers arrived in the 1500s, they intermarried with the Amerindians. As a result, about 40 percent of the population is of mixed descent. About 54 percent of Brazil's population is white, and 5 percent is black. The Amerindian population is estimated at approximately 250,000, or less than 1 percent. Among the Amerindians, the cultures of the Kayapos and Xavante remain distinct and are profiled in this chapter.

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amaka
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Jan 24, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
wow! brazil seems intersting! i migght visit it one dayy!
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Sophie
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Apr 12, 2013 @ 9:09 am
I think that Brazil is really interesting! I love learning about all of the exotic animals that live there!
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juan
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Jan 23, 2015 @ 8:08 am
wow pretty interesting i wanna go there one day and observe the beauty of Brazil.
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Tia
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Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:15 pm
Remind me to go there when I become rich. Brazil is on my bucket list for a vacation.
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connor
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Nov 17, 2017 @ 1:13 pm
this is the best state for football. i really would like to go there when i get more money

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