Incredible pictures from the first World Indigenous Games held in Brazil



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
Brazil Hosts World Indigenous Games




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