Since the 1920's, the tribe has often come into violent conflict with prospectors entering the region to harvest rubber, timber, gold or diamonds. In the 1960's, this culminated in the "Massacre at Parallel 11" in which rubber prospectors killed many of the Cinta Larga.
Postcard sent by Ricardo , as "ribatejo"
Postcrossing - Reference BR-111932
Tribo Cintas Largas
(Rio Aripuana e Roosevelt, divisa entre Rondonia
e Mato Grosso do Norte)