Anari belongs to the Pataxó ethnic group and is a member of the Pataxó – Atxohã Research Group. After a Master’s Degree in Ethnic and African Studies at the Federal University of Bahia (2012), she is currently a PhD student in the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Between 2010 – 2012 she participated as a researcher in the Program of the Observatory of Indigenous School Education of Bahia – Núcleo Yby Yara. Anari has experience in the areas of indigenous school education, policies for indigenous education, indigenous languages, production of pedagogical materials for indigenous schools. She works mainly in the following subjects: rescue or revitalization of the Patxohã language, identity and linguistic policies.