An Indian community that lives in the unused Museum of Indians, next to the Maracana stadium, is afraid of being forced to leave their make-shift home due to the construction work for the World Cup. The group of 17 people claims to live in the abandoned place since the museum closed in 2006. The space is located next to the stadium. — Photos and text by Reuters

A Brazilian native Indian stands inside the former Indian Museum, in front of renovation works for Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian stands inside the former Indian Museum, in front of renovation works for Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian native Indian Afonso Chamacari cooks a fish inside the former Indian Museum in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian native Indian Afonso Chamacari cooks a fish inside the former Indian Museum in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian walks inside the former Indian Museum building in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian walks inside the former Indian Museum building in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian native Indians take part in a traditional song inside the former Indian Museum, in front of renovation works for Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian native Indians take part in a traditional song inside the former Indian Museum, in front of renovation works for Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian smokes inside the former Indian Museum in front of renovation works for Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian smokes inside the former Indian Museum in front of renovation works for Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian walks inside the former Indian Museum building in Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazilian native Indian walks inside the former Indian Museum building in Rio de Janeiro.

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