Urutau: um mestre na tribo
Representative of the ethnicity Guajajara left hollow in Maranhão to study
One of the leading voices of the indigenous group which occupied the former Museu do Índio, Urutau, ethnic Guajajara, left his tribe in Maranhão to come study in Rio in the 90. Today, with almost 20 years in the city, is a researcher at the National Museum of the UFRJ PROVIDES, which is completing a master’s degree in Linguistics. His project is to try the PhD later this year.
My function is to keep alive the indigenous culture. That is why I am fighting against the output of the village maracana. Indian heritage, not sells. The memory of my ancestors is there–said the indigenous, of 52 years, father of four children.