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São Gabriel da Cachoeira: Meet Brazil’s most indigenous city

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the extreme Northwest of the Amazon - far, far away from Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, or Salvador - lies São Gabriel da Cachoeira. Surrounded by the abundant biodiversity of the Amazon Forest, the city is an incomparable multi-ethnical cauldron: many people might not have heard of it, but São Gabriel da Cachoeira is Brazil's most Indigenous city, with around 90% of its inhabitants being Indigenous people.

As a city with residents of 23 Indigenous ethnicities, São Gabriel da Cachoeira has five official languages, a status that no other city in . . .

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