Brazilian Indians are much less integrated to society than North and South American indians. In Brazil, indians represent about 0,2% of the population; the majority of indians is still living out of cities, and very few reach superior education. Even though the indian reserved areas are protected from third parties, the indians don’t have privileges in exploring their lands.
Brazilian Indians made substantial and pervasive contributions to the country’s material and cultural developmentâ€”such as the domestication of cassava, which is still a major staple food in rural areas of the country.
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