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Indigenous Nations' Games in Brazil feature native sports

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A native Brazilian aims his arrow during the bow-and-arrow competition at the Indigenous Nations' Games in Porto Nacional in the Amazonian state of Tocantins November 8. Some 1,300 Brazilian Indians from 35 ethnic groups will compete through November 12 in different sporting events at the games.

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Brazilian Indian women compete during a tug-of-war competition at the Indigenous Nations' Games in Porto Nacional in the Amazonian state of Tocantins November 8.

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Young Kamaura Indian women watch the Indigenous Games on the island of Porto Real in the city of Porto Nacional, Brazil, Tuesday Nov. 8.

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A Pataxo Indian attends the Indigenous Games on the island of Porto Real in the city of Porto Nacional, Brazil, Tuesday Nov. 8.