Coordinating Secretary

But always on behalf of the progress and of the expansion of the economy of the country Brazil has walked the wide steps for the extinguishing of the aboriginal peoples the example of Haiti, Cuba and Jamaica, where it does not exist remaining of the indians who lived there, therefore they total had been decimated. In the United States the indians are had as counted legends to the children through idealized engravings and caricaturizadas as great aboriginal leader Seated Bull, Sioux head assassinated in 1890 for North American federal troops. For the indians the settling meant the invasion and the occupation of its lands for foreign peoples, which, beyond provoking the physical elimination of the natives, had also been responsible for its cultural destruction.

In Brazil could not have been different, therefore the most illustrious citizens whom they appear in our history had been educated in European molds and for such they had constructed to its ideals of progress and expansion in a culture estereotipada with disrespect the culture of the native peoples and with destorcidas information and without knowledge of cause. Following the study of the expansion of the telegraphs of Marshal Cndido Rondon and the territorial expansion financed by the politics of order and progress, has that to observe itself that of the side of is of the border of the Park of the Xing, it was territory of the dispute between gauchos, goianos, natives of So Paulo and as much others that arrived with its dreams of a new Eldorado.Para they, to win age to the same transform the forest landscapes into monotonous fields of cattle and farming, carrying to the open pasture occupation model that its ancestor had applied in other regions of the country. As Andres Villas tells Good (Executive and Coordinating Secretary of the Xingu Program of the ISA) can affirm that: the Aboriginal Park of the Xingu is today one strong reference of the cultural and ambient diversity of the Amaznia.Tornou an island of sociobiodiversidade in the heart of Brazil, in the context of a region marked for great deforestations.

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