Around 2,200 Matsés live on the Peru-Brazil frontier in the Amazon rainforest. The international boarder that splits their home is the Yaquerana River and it runs through the heart of their land. To the Matsés the streams, floodplains and white-sand forests make up an ancestral territory that is shared by the entire tribe.
These worksheets have the students look closely at the acate green tree frog which, as well as being a culinary delicacy, are used to increase hunting ability. Additionally the students investigate an oil company who are exploring the Matses’s land to drill.