Incredible pictures from the first World Indigenous Games held in Brazil

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A Brazil's Bororo indigenous man attends the final day of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A man of the Paresi ethnic group, from Brazil, prepares his bow during the final games of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A Terena indigenous woman from Brazil looks on before the start of the canoe event at the World Indigenous Games in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Indigenous Maori women of New Zealand, left, celebrates after winning in the proof of the force cable during the final games of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Indigenous men from Panama hold a Panamanian flag as they celebrate winning the canoeing event at the World Indigenous Games in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Women indigenous Maori of New Zealand take part in the proof of the force cable during the final games of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A man of the Paresi ethnic group, from Brazil, prepares his bow during the final games of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Atilinio, an Embara indigenous man from Panama, celebrates winning the canoeing event at the World Indigenous Games in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil's indigenous women of the Xerente ethnic group display their medals after the final of the cable force during the final games of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A Brazilian Manoki man attends the closing ceremony of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A Brazilian Pacre Hawk indigenous man, right, fraternizes with a Maori participant from New Zealand after the proof of the force cable competition during the final games of the World Indigenous Games, in Palmas, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The first edition of the World Indigenous Games, which brought nearly 2,000 delegates representing first nations from across the globe to a remote outpost in the heart of Brazil, was wrapping up on Saturday after nine hypnotic days of traditional sports, dancing, trading and inter-cultural exchange.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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Brazil recently hosted the first-ever World Indigenous Games in Palmas.

The World Indigenous Games, also referred to as the Indigenous Olympics, is much like other Olympic games we are more familiar with, with numerous sports, opening and closing ceremonies, and participants from all over the world.

Photographers for the Associated Press, Getty, and Reuters captured the games with some incredible images.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the incredible images from the event.

For more information on the event, watch the video below:

Brazil Hosts World Indigenous Games



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