Indigenous Group Matses (Also known as: Matsés, Matse, Mayoruna)
Location Brazil , Amazonas, Javari Valey. Also located in: Peru
Estimated Population 829 (2000, Instituto Socioambiental)
Environment Lowland / Rainforest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Fishing / Handicraft Sales / Agriculture / Trade
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Matsés
Classification: Panoan, Northern
Alternate Names: Matse, Mayoruna
Website URLs Modern-Day Genocide of Indigenous People: Epidemics of Hepatitis and Malaria Ignored by Health Officials
The Matses People The Matses Indians In The Río Gálvez
Matses Photo Gallery
Mayoruna Poison Frog Ceremony
The Lost Languages Of Captured Wives In The Amazon
Culture-Specific Notions Of Causation In Matses Grammar
SIL Peru Publications: Overview of Matsés Phonology
Research Centre for Linguistic Typology
A New Amazonian Species of Micronycteris (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) With Notes On The Roosting Behaviour Of Sympatric Congeners
Indigenous Research Center of the Americas, Department of Native American Studies
Biotech Patents Run Into Criticism From The Amazon
Tribal Peoples (Brazil)
A Preliminary Review of Neotropical Primates in the Subsistence and Symbolism of Indigenous Lowland South America Peoples
Matsés: Indigenous Peoples in Brazil
Matsés First Contact: The End of Isolation
Uses Of Wood And Non-Wood Forest Products By Amazon Forest Dwellers
Ethnologue: Matses: A Language of Bazil
NGOs Movement in the Amazon for Tribal Subsistence and Economic Sustainability (MATSES)
Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations (FAO)