This region has two frontiers with Peru and Bolivia and is surrounded by a tropical forest with a high floristic density. There are a lot of plants that tribe members, especially the women, gather from the forest in order to make handcrafts and healing plants. Like the Yawanawa, their language belongs to the Pano linguistic family.
Rapé – Yawa-Menta
Pau Pareira has a long history in Brazil. Various tribes, caboclos, and others work with and make this variety. Pau Pereira is made with tobacco and the ash of the Platycyamus regnellii tree. This Pau Pereira comes from the Nukini tribe. Platycyamus regnellii is a deciduous tree with a dense, globose crown; it can grow 10 — 20 meters tall. The bole can be 40 — 60cm in diameter.
White roses are traditionally used in Brazil for herbal baths because of their calming and purifying properties. You may think that roses are not available from any native tradition or truth, but you must understand that modern natives are not stuck in time; just as we take medicines from their culture, they also contain outside plants in their medicines. The tribes are alive, evolving and adapting. A beautiful calming mix that will surprise you by force. Nukini Tribe. However, Nukini managed to survive, mixing with other ethnic groups and tribes.
However the Nukini are demanding the expansion of their official territory to cover a part of the National Park. Whether or not the Nukini are successful, the main challenges facing this group will be to ensure its physical and cultural reproduction and to establish good relations with environmentalists and other stakeholders active in the Park. The interests of these do not always coincide with those of the Nukini and there have been a series of conflicts which made mutual dialogue difficult, as well as joint activities to protect the area, constantly threatened by loggers, hunters and drug traffickers. Approximately Nukini inhabited this TI in Other members of this people can also be found in other municipalities in the state of Acre, including Cruzeiro do Sul, Rodrigues Alves and Rio Branco. The landscape is mainly composed of sedimentary rocks that form an unbroken platform gently dropping from metres above sea-level at the international boundaries to just above metres at the boundary with the state of Amazonas.