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The Yanomami are an indigenous community that inhabits the rainforests of Venezuela and Brazil. They are considered one of the largest and most isolated indigenous groups in South America, with an estimated population of around 35,000 people.

The Yanomami have lived in the Amazon region for thousands of years and have a deep connection to their land and culture. Traditionally, they are hunters and gatherers, and depend on the rainforest for their livelihood. Their culture is rich in myths, rituals and spiritual practices, and they are governed by traditional leaders known as shamans. 



Unfortunately, the Yanomami have also faced numerous threats over the years. Deforestation, illegal mining, oil exploitation and diseases imported by colonizers and missionaries have devastated their communities and their way of life. In addition, they have been subjected to discrimination and violence by outside groups. 



Today, the Yanomami continue to fight for the protection of their lands and culture. Despite the threats, they remain one of the most important and recognized indigenous groups in South America, and their rich culture and knowledge of the rainforest is valued around the world.

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