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The Brazilian government officially recognized the Awa reserve – some 455 square miles in Maranhao, the country's poorest state – in 2005, but incursions by outsiders continue, including people with guns.

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The Brazilian government officially recognized the Awa reserve – some 455 square miles in Maranhao, the country's poorest state – in 2005, but incursions by outsiders continue, including people with guns.