Indigenous peoples of South America

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  • Alacalufe people
    The Kawésqar or Kaweskar, also called Alacaluf or Halakwulup (meaning "mussel eater" in Yaghan), are a South American people who live in the Chilean Patagonia, specifically in the Brunswick Peninsula, and Wellington, Santa Inés, and Desolación islands of the western area of Tierra del Fuego.
  • Aymara people
    The Aymara or Aimara (Aymara: aymara ) people are an indigenous nation in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 1 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile.
  • Kuna people
    The Guna, also known as Kuna or Cuna, are an indigenous people of Panama and Colombia.
  • Wayuu people
    Wayuu (also Wayu, Wayúu, Guajiro, Wahiro) is a Native American ethnic group of the Guajira Peninsula in northern Colombia and northwest Venezuela.
  • Yanomami
    The Yanomami, also spelled Yąnomamö or Yanomama, are a group of approximately 35,000 indigenous people who live in some 200–250 villages in the Amazon rainforest on the border between Venezuela and Brazil.
  • Ticuna people
    The Ticuna (also Magüta, Tucuna, Tikuna, or Tukuna) are an indigenous people of Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.
  • Abipón people
    The Abipones (Spanish: Abipones, singular Abipón) were an indigenous peoples of Argentina's Gran Chaco, users of one of the Guaicuruan languages.
  • Yaghan people
    The Yaghan, also called Yagán, Yahgan, Yámana, Yamana, or Tequenica, are one of the indigenous peoples of the Southern Cone, who are regarded as the southernmost peoples in the world.
  • Nazca culture
    The Nazca culture (also Nasca) was the archaeological culture that flourished from c.
  • Pirahã people
    The Pirahã people (pronounced [piɾaˈhã]) are an indigenous hunter-gatherer group of the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Charrúa people
    The Charrúa are an indigenous people of South America in present-day Uruguay and the adjacent areas in Argentina (Entre Ríos) and Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).
  • Guaraní people
    Guarani are a group of culturally related indigenous peoples of South America.
  • Quechua people
    The Quechua people are the indigenous peoples of South America who speak any of the Quechua languages.
  • Bororo people
    The Bororo people are an indigenous people of Brazil, living in the state of Mato Grosso.
  • Diaguita
    The Diaguita people are a group of South American indigenous people native to the Chilean Norte Chico and the Argentine Northwest.
  • Aimoré people
    The Aimoré (Aymore, Aimboré) are one of several South American peoples of eastern Brazil called Botocudo in Portuguese (from botoque, a plug), in allusion to the wooden disks or tembetás worn in their lips and ears.
  • Island Caribs
    Formerly known as Island Caribs, or just Caribs, the Kalinago are an indigenous people of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean.
  • Huaorani people
    The Huaorani, Waorani or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethnic groups from Ecuador.
  • Atacama people
    The Atacama people, known as atacameños or atacamas in Spanish and kunzas, likan-antai or likanantaí in the native language, are an indigenous people from the Atacama Desert and altiplano region in the north of Chile and Argentina and southern Bolivia.
  • Huilliche people
    The Huilliche, Huiliche or Huilliche-Mapuche are the southern partiality of the Mapuche macroethnic group of Chile.
  • Kaingang people
    The Kaingang (also spelled caingangue in Portuguese or kanhgág in the Kaingang language) people are a Native American ethnic group spread out over the four southern Brazilian states of São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.
  • Enawene Nawe people
    The Enawené-Nawé are an indigenous people of Brazil in the Mato Grosso state.
  • Sutagao people
    The Sutagao are the Chibcha-speaking indigenous people from the region of Fusagasugá, Bogotá savanna, Cundinamarca, Colombia.
  • Fuegians
    Fuegians are one of the three tribes of indigenous inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, at the southern tip of South America.
  • Shipibo-Conibo people
    The Shipibo-Conibo are an indigenous people along the Ucayali River in the Amazon rainforest in Perú.
  • Munduruku people
    The Munduruku (Mundurucu or Wuy Jugu) are an indigenous people of Brazil living in the Amazon River basin.
  • Tehuelche people
    The Tehuelche people is the generic name given to a group of indigenous peoples of Patagonia and the southern pampas regions of Argentina and Chile.
  • Apiacá people
    The Apiaká, or Apiacá, are an indigenous people of Brazil, who live in northern Mato Grosso, near the border of Pará.
  • Guajajara
    The Guajajara are an indigenous people in the Brazilian state of Maranhão.
  • Terena people
    The Terena people are an indigenous people of Brazil.
  • Wari’ people
    The Wari', also known as the Pakaa Nova, are an indigenous people of Brazil, living in seven villages in the Amazon rainforest in the state of Rondônia.
  • Gê peoples
    Gê are the people who spoke Ge languages of the northern South American Caribbean coast and Brazil.
  • Witoto people
    The Witoto people (also Huitoto) are an indigenous people in southeastern Colombia and northern Peru.
  • Chibcha language
    Chibcha is an almost extinct language of Colombia, spoken by the Muisca, one of the four advanced indigenous civilizations of the Americas.
  • List of Indigenous peoples of South America
    The following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America.
  • Tapajós Indians
    The Tapajós were an indigenous people in Brazil that are now considered extinct, they inhabited the area around the Madeira and the Tapajós rivers, in the Brazilian state of Amazonas in the 17th century.
  • Indigenous peoples in Bolivia
    Indigenous peoples in Bolivia, or Native Bolivians, are Bolivian people who are of indigenous ancestry.
  • Indigenous peoples in Argentina
    Argentina has 35 indigenous groups or Argentine Amerindians or Native Argentines, according to the Complementary Survey of the Indigenous Peoples of 2004, in the first attempt by the government in more than 100 years to recognize and classify the population according to ethnicity.
  • Puruborá
    The Puruborá are an indigenous people that inhabit the Brazilian state of Rondônia.
  • Indigenous peoples in Suriname
    Indigenous peoples in Suriname, or Native Surinamese, are Surinamese people who are of indigenous ancestry.
  • Indigenous peoples in Guyana
    Indigenous peoples in Guyana, or Native Guyanese, are Guyanese people who are of indigenous ancestry.