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Coco (Dance)

This dance, typical of coastal regions, is known throughout the North and Northeast of Brazil. Some researchers, however, claim that it was born in the sugarcane mills, later going to the coast.

Governors Of North And Northeast Brazil (2010-2014)

Governors Of North And Northeast Brazil (2010-2014)


In place of cooked black beans, maniçoba is a delicacy made with cassava leaves, known as ‘maniva’ in the Northern states. Its name comes from the Tupi “mandi'sowa”, which means cassava leaf.


When peeled, the latter were white as Mani. With this, the Indians thanked Tupã, and since then have not stopped planting and eating from that root, giving it the name Mani-oca, which means ‘house of Mani’. Through the elaboration of beijus and cauim – a popular drink among them.

Musician Wren (Uirapuru)

The Uirapuru [Musician Wren] is a small and restless bird of only 12.5cm in length. Its scientific name is Cyphorhinus aradus and it belongs to the Troglodytidae family. It feeds basically on fruits and insects and its natural habitat is the forests and bush of the Amazon.