The Tekoa Mboya-Ty tribe which means village of the seed consists of about 60 members and was officially installed on the beach in Camboinhas in early 2008. At that place listed by the Institute of Historical and Artistic Heritage (Iphan), there are Indigena burial grounds, known as Sambaqui.
The region currently occupied in Niteroi has been inhabited for 9000 years ago by hunters and fishermen who left traces of their passage as large Archaeological remains, the shell mounds. Tambaquis are the remains of shells, human skeletons, pottery, axes and arrowheads of stone that were buried and gone through a process of fossilization. These testimonies are very common in the Brazilian coast and are extremely valuable for archaeologists today can understand how worked these prehistoric societies.
In Niterói today there is a large archaeological area of Sambaquis along the Great Dune at Itaipu beach in the oceanic region. Very near this area , you can find the Archaeological Museum of Itaipu, which exposes the Sambaquis that were found in this region.
The Guarani tribes in numbers are now about five thousand people and their economic activities are fishing , cooking and crafts that they sell for their own subsistence .
This tribe still have the tradition of dance and music in their village