About COVID-19 in Laklãnõ Indigenous Land, Brazil

  • Jefferson Virgilio Universidade de Lisboa (University of Lisbon)


This essay seeks firstly to recover the history of contact between Laklãnõ indigenous people and the foreign and national fronts of territorial occupation that occurred in the southern region of Brazil. Afterwards, the most visible impacts that affect the Laklãnõ indigenous people in times of COVID-19 are revealed. The purpose of this short essay is to provide a synthesis of information for anthropologists who do not speak Portuguese.

Author Biography

Jefferson Virgilio, Universidade de Lisboa (University of Lisbon)
Department of Anthropology - Social Sciences Institute - University of Lisbon