Indigenous peoples of Central America

2017-07-27T20:19:09+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Tz'utujil people, Acolhua, Kuna people, Nahua peoples, Pipil people, Jakaltek language, Ch'orti' people, Miskito people, Naso people, Mazatec people, Huave people, Totonac people, Bribri people, Paipai people, Cora people, Otomi people, Zapotec peoples, Rama people, Tepanec, Kaqchikel people, Jakaltek people, Emberá people, Sumo people, Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica, Tolupan people, Boruca, Xinca people, Bokota people, Embera-Wounaan flashcards Indigenous peoples of Central America
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  • Tz'utujil people
    The Tz'utujil (Tzutujil, Tzutuhil, Sutujil) are a Native American people, one of the 21 Maya ethnic groups that dwell in Guatemala.
  • Acolhua
    The Acolhua are a Mesoamerican people who arrived in the Valley of Mexico in or around the year 1200 CE.
  • Kuna people
    The Guna, also known as Kuna or Cuna, are an indigenous people of Panama and Colombia.
  • Nahua peoples
    The Nahuas (/ˈnɑːwɑːz/) are a group of indigenous people of Mexico and El Salvador.
  • Pipil people
    The Pipils or Cuzcatlecs are an indigenous people who live in western El Salvador, which they called Cuzcatlan.
  • Jakaltek language
    The Jakaltek /hɑːkəlˈtɛk/ language (Jacalteco), also called Popti’, is a Mayan language of Guatemala spoken by 9,000 Jakaltek people in the department of Huehuetenango, and some 500 the adjoining part of Chiapas in southern Mexico.
  • Ch'orti' people
    The Ch'orti' people (alternatively, Ch'orti' Maya or Chorti) are one of the indigenous Maya peoples, who primarily reside in communities and towns of southeastern Guatemala, northwestern Honduras, and northern El Salvador.
  • Miskito people
    The Miskito are a Native American ethnic group in Central America, of whom many are mixed race.
  • Naso people
    The Naso or Teribe people (also Tjër Di) are an indigenous people of Panama and Costa Rica.
  • Mazatec people
    The Mazatec people are an indigenous people who inhabit an area known as the Sierra Mazateca in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, as well as some communities in the adjacent states of Puebla and Veracruz.
  • Huave people
    The Huave (also spelled Huavi or Wabi) are an indigenous people of Mexico.
  • Totonac people
    The Totonac /ˈtoʊtoʊˌnɑːk/ people resided in the eastern coastal and mountainous regions of Mexico at the time of the Spanish arrival in 1519.
  • Bribri people
    The Bribri are an indigenous people of Costa Rica.
  • Paipai people
    The Paipai (Pai pai, Pa'ipai, Akwa'ala, Yakakwal) are an aboriginal people of northern Baja California, Mexico.
  • Cora people
    The Cora are an indigenous ethnic group of Western Central Mexico which live in the municipality El Nayar in the Mexican state of Nayarit and in a few settlements in the neighboring state of Jalisco.
  • Otomi people
    The Otomi people (/ˌoʊtəˈmiː/; Spanish: Otomí Spanish: [otoˈmi]) are an indigenous ethnic group inhabiting the central altiplano (Mexican Plateau) region of Mexico.
  • Zapotec peoples
    The Zapotecs (Zoogocho Zapotec: Didxažoŋ) are an indigenous people of Mexico.
  • Rama people
    The Rama are an indigenous people living on the eastern coast of Nicaragua.
  • Tepanec
    The Tepanecs or Tepaneca are a Mesoamerican people who arrived in the Valley of Mexico in the late 12th or early 13th centuries.
  • Kaqchikel people
    The Kaqchikel (also called Kachiquel) are one of the indigenous Maya peoples of the midwestern highlands in Guatemala.
  • Jakaltek people
    The Jakaltek people are a Mayan people of Guatemala.
  • Emberá people
    The Emberá people , also known in the historical literature as the Chocó or Katío Indians are an indigenous people of Panama and Colombia.
  • Sumo people
    The Mayangna (also known as Sumu or Sumo) are a people who live on the eastern coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras, an area commonly known as the Mosquito Coast.
  • Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica
    Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica, or Native Costa Ricans, are the peoples who lived in what is now Costa Rica prior to European and African contact and the descendents of those peoples.
  • Tolupan people
    The Tolupan or Jicaque people are an indigenous ethnic group of Honduras, primarily inhabiting the northwest coast of Honduras and the community La Montaña del Flor in central Honduras.
  • Boruca
    The Boruca (also known as the Brunca or the Brunka) are an indigenous people living in Costa Rica.
  • Xinca people
    The Xinca, also known as the Xinka, are a non-Mayan indigenous people of Mesoamerica, with communities in the southern portion of Guatemala, near its border with El Salvador, and in the mountainous region to the north.
  • Bokota people
    The Bokota people, also called Bogotá or Bugleres, are an Amerindian ethnical group in Panama.
  • Embera-Wounaan
    The Embera–Wounaan are a semi-nomadic indigenous people in Panama living in Darién Province on the shores of the Chucunaque, Sambú, Tuira Rivers and its water ways.