Caboclo

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Ca·bo·clo

or ca·bo·clo (kə-bô′klo͞o, -klō)
n. pl. Ca·bo·clos or ca·bo·clos
A person of mixed Brazilian Indian and European or African ancestry.

[Portuguese, of Tupian origin.]
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It has four main areas or units for tourist visitation: Nucleo Santana, Ouro Grosso, Casa de Pedra and Caboclos.
3 Indigenous caboclos people live in houses on stilts to cope with rainy season river levels.
Permitem visualizar, tambem, a historia da ocupacao do solo nesse mesmo lugar, ocorrida em dois movimentos distintos: as formas de ocupacao espontaneas utilizadas por indigenas e caboclos e a ocupacao planejada em modo de colonizacao.
Use of terra firme forest by Caicubi Caboclos, middle Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil.
In fact, the Amazon River and its tributaries act as liquid roads where local peasants, called Caboclos, catch fish, situating their elevated wooden houses along the margins of the rivers, and using the fruits, barks, aerial roots and tree leaves as food and medicine.
I first encountered acai in Belem in the mid-1970s when it was primarily a food of the urban lower class and caboclos (rural dwellers).
A Guerra do Contestado, ocorrida entre os anos de 1912 e 1916 nos sertoes catarinenses, e um episodio privilegiado para analisarmos este processo justamente porque os caboclos daquela regiao resistiram a tais mudancas, revelando que as construcoes ideologicas que procuravam caracterizar esse processo como benefico e inevitavel nao tiveram a forca de se impor pelo consenso.
A origem etnica dos pais de 30 casais (das 32 familias entrevistadas) e de brasileiros, identificados por eles como caboclos, sendo que praticamente todas descendem dos pioneiros que ocuparam a regiao ha mais de 120 anos.
Notes: Table excludes cases involving caboclos and cases of sexual assault (difficult to distinguish from consensual sex because both were classified as "defloration").
Barro boi morto arvores destrocos redemoinho [sumiu E nos pegoes da ponte do trem de ferro os caboclos destemidos [em jangadas de bananeiras Novenas Cavalhadas Eu me deitei no colo da menina e ela comecou a passar a mao nos [meus cabelos Capiberibe --Capibaribe
Life on the river unfolds like a living documentary as the ship sails past thatch-roofed huts on stilts and dugout canoes paddled by native Caboclos.
Caboclos (mestizos or non-tribal Indians) who live in symbiosis with the rain forest--by hunting, fishing, and subsistence farming--have seen their livelihoods, and sometimes their lives, threatened as well by the activities of prospectors and other fortune-seekers.