Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas
Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas is based upon cultural regions, geography, and linguistics. Anthropologists have named various cultural regions, with fluid boundaries, that are ge...
Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia
Living Afloat On Man-Made Islands
Peru's Lake Titicaca is home to over 70 man-made islands, all built using dried reeds and natural resources.
Freddy Mamani Silvestre’s Dream Houses in the Sky
Freddy Mamani Silvestre designs houses in El Alto, the world’s highest city, inspired by Aymara traditions and the Transformer movies.
New Snake Species With Pitch Black Eyes From The Andes Highlights Hidden Diversity
Extremely rare and hidden in the forests of the Andes, there are still new snake species left to find. This has recently been evidenced by the colubrid serpent, described for the first time in the pre...
Giant 7 – 8 Foot Skeletons Uncovered In Ecuador Sent For Scientific Testing
Strikingly tall skeletons uncovered in the Ecuador and Peru Amazon region are undergoing examination in Germany, according to a research team headed by British anthropologist Russell Dement. In late 2...
Three New Dwarf Dragon Species Discovered In The Andes
Dwarf dragons live among the cloud forests of South America, and three new species of the animals have been discovered in the Andes Mountains of Peru and Ecuador. Enyalioides altotambo, Enyalioides so...
BBC News - Amazon Indians raid remote Peru village
A remote Peruvian community is to be evacuated after members of an Amazon tribe looking for food raided homes and killed domestic animals
Rarely Seen Mashco Piro Tribe Defend themselves from Outside World
Rarely Seen Mashco Piro Tribe Defend themselves from Outside World. Advocacy group Survival International reports that Peru has raided an illegal logging sit...
Uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe filmed in close encounter - Survival International
Authorities were called in to prevent the spread of deadly diseases that could decimate the tribe
The Ashaninka, A Threatened Way of Life
The Ashaninka are one of the largest indigenous groups in South America, their ancestral homelands ranging from Brazil to Peru
Indigenous peoples of the Subarctic
Indigenous peoples of the Subarctic are the aboriginal peoples the Subarctic regions of the Americas, located south of the true Arctic. This region includes the interior of Alaska, the Western Subarct...
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Indigenous peoples of California
The Indigenous peoples of California are the indigenous inhabitants who have lived or currently live in the geographic area within the current boundaries of California before and after the arrival of ...
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Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands
Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands include Native American tribes and First Nation bands residing in, or originating from, a cultural area, encompassing the northeastern and Midwest Unit...
Indigenous peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands - Wikipedia
Indigenous peoples of the Great Basin
The Indigenous peoples of the Great Basin are Native Americans of the Great Basin. The Great Basin is a cultural classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas and a cultural region located betw...
Indigenous peoples of the Great Basin - Wikipedia
Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Plateau
Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Plateau, also referred to by the phrase Indigenous peoples of the Plateau, and historically called the Plateau Indians (though comprising many groups) are indigenou...
Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Plateau - Wikipedia
Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast
The indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast were of many nations and tribal affiliations, each with distinctive cultural and political identities, but they shared certain beliefs, traditions...
Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast - Wikipedia
Plains Indians
Plains Indians are the Native American tribes and First Nations band governments who lived on the plains and rolling hills of both the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies in North America. Their equest...
Plains Indians - Wikipedia
Indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands
Southeastern Woodlands peoples, Southeastern cultures, or Southeast Indians are an ethnographic classification for Indigenous peoples that have traditionally inhabited the Southeastern United States a...
Indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands - Wikipedia
Indigenous peoples of Florida
The Indigenous peoples of Florida lived in what is now known as Florida for more than 12,000 years before the time of first contact with Europeans. However, the indigenous Floridians had largely died ...
Prehistoric Southwestern Cultural Divisions
The Greater Southwest has long been occupied by hunter/gatherers and agricultural people. This area, identified with the current states of Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Nevada, and the sta...
Prehistoric Southwestern Cultural Divisions - Wikipedia
Aridoamerica
Aridoamerica is a term used by Mexican archeologists to describe the northern and central regions of Mexico, in contrast to Mesoamerica, which lies to the south and east.Unlike Mesoamerica, Aridoameri...
Andes
The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. It is a continual range of highlands along the western coast of South America. This range is about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long,...
Andes - Wikipedia
Amazonia
The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; French: Forêt amazonienne; Dutch: Amazoneregenwoud), also known i...
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Gran Chaco
The Gran Chaco (Quechua: chaku, "hunting land") is a sparsely populated, hot and semi-arid lowland natural region of the Río de la Plata basin, divided among eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, northern Argent...
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Southern Cone
Southern Cone (Spanish: Cono Sur, Portuguese: Cone Sul) is a geographic region composed of the southernmost areas of South America, south of and around the Tropic of Capricorn. Traditionally, ...
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Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas
Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas primarily focus on Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups and Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroups. Autosomal "atDNA" markers are also used, but differ...
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Y-DNA haplogroups in Indigenous peoples of the Americas
Listed here are notable Indigenous peoples of the Americas by human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups based on relevant studies. The samples are taken from individuals identified with the ethnic and lingui...
Y-DNA haplogroups in Indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia
Bororo people
The Bororo people are an indigenous people of Brazil, living in the state of Mato Grosso. They also extended into Bolivia and the Brazilian state of Goiás. The Western Bororo, now extinct, lived aroun...
Bororo people - Wikipedia