Brazil’s rich cultural tapestry is interwoven with a diverse array of ethnic groups, each contributing to the nation’s vibrant heritage. Among these, the Quilombolas stand out as a testament to the resilience and tenacity of their slaved African ancestors who resisted oppression and sought freedom during the dark chapters of history.
Caiçara people are the guardians of Brazil’s coastal heritage. Their deep connection to water, their culture and way of life is threatened by urgent environmental challenges.
The interaction between African and Brazilian ethnicities during the colonial period culminated in the formation of traditional terreiro communities, which still play important role for their social-ecological impact.