Special Focus: História dos Índios no Brasil Dossiê

This dossier features seven of the forty papers presented at the colloquium 25 anos de História dos Índios no Brasil: balanços e perspectivas da história indígena. The event was held between December 11 and 13, 2017 in the Guita and José Mindlin Brasiliana Library at Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and organized by the Centro de Estudos Ameríndios (USP) and the Centro de Pesquisa em Etnologia Indígena of the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). For the twenty-fifth anniversary of the landmark edited volume, Historia dos Índios no Brasil, assembled by anthropologist Manuela Carneiro da Cunha, researchers and Indigenous people came together to reflect on the state of the field of Indigenous history in Brazil.

December 2018
Editor’s Introduction: Indigenous History and Anthropology in Brazil
Rosanna Dent
Introduction: 25 years of História dos Índios no Brasil: Balances and Perspectives on Indigenous History
Marta Amoroso and Camila Loureiro Dias
Why Did We Publish a Book about Indigenous Peoples’ History in Brazil in 1992?
Manuela Carneiro da Cunha
Indigenous History and Land Rights in the Rio Branco Valley, Northern Brazil: An Assessment
Nádia Farage and Paulo Santilli
On the Trail of Merandolino
Leandro Mahalem de Lima
Indigenous Labor in Native and Brazilian Colonial History: A Historiographic Assessment
Camila Loureiro Dias
Transformations of Mura Territoriality in the Amazon
Marta Amoroso
Archives of the Future: Issues for the Custody of Recent Documentation Concerning Indigenous Peoples in Brazil
Luísa Valentini
Desconstruindo a história contada até pouco tempo atrás / To Deconstruct the History That Was Told Until Recently
Joziléia Daniza Kaingang