Extension course in Indigenous Histories and Cultures has

Registration is open until August 24, for the extension course on Indigenous Histories and Cultures, carried out by the Indigenous Missionary Council (Cimi) and by the University of Latin American Integration (Unila). The course is free and is mainly aimed at social movements, students, teachers, indigenous leaders and legal practitioners.

:: Indigenous people go to the Chamber and show “model management” in the Raposa Serra do Sol reserve ::


Due to the measures of social distancing resulting from the covid-19 pandemic, the course will be held remotely for the second time, between September 17th and October 28th. Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. In total, the workload is 180 hours: 150 hours of online classes and 30 hours of individual work with orientation, which must be delivered on November 28th.


Altogether there will be 60 vacancies. To compete for one of them, it is necessary to fill in an application form by the 24th of August, informing the main data and a text of 1800 to 2000 characters addressing the “Current context of indigenous policy in Brazil”.

Among the selection criteria are the candidate’s proximity to social movements and work in the indigenous area or law. There is no need to hold some kind of student diploma. The result of the first call will be released on August 30th.

::The STF needs to end the use of the “time frame” for looting indigenous peoples::

What topics will be covered?

– Introduction to education for diversity
– Brazilian indigenous policy, spaces for social control and indigenous protagonism
– Indigenous anthropology – conceptual frameworks related to sociocultural diversity
– History and Indigenous Resistance
– Indigenous rights: national and international legislation, the new Latin American Constitutionalism
– Land, Territory and Territoriality and their relationship with environmental practices and knowledge
– New indigenous epistemologies – Good Living as a radical critique of Capitalism

Which faculty?

– Prof. Dr. Clovis Antonio Brighenti (Coordinator) – Professor of History of Indigenous and Latin American societies
– Prof. Dr. Saulo Ferreira Feitosa – Professor of Medicine at UFPE
– Prof. Dr. Rosane Freire Lacerda – Professor of Law at UFPE
– Prof. Dr. Barbara Maisonnave Arisi – Professor of the Anthropology course at Unila
– Prof. Cleber Buzatto Graduate – Philosopher and Post Graduate in Agrarian Law and Assistant Secretary of the Indigenous Missionary Council (Cimi)
– Prof. Master Marline Dassoler – Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences
– Prof. Luís Fernandez Ventura – Doctor in Political Science and Administration and International Relations, by the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain – UCM

Edition: Daniel Lamir

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