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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Guaraní people
Guaraní are a group of culturally related indigenous peoples of South America. They are distinguished from the related Tupi by their use of the Guaraní language. The traditional range of the Guaraní p...
Guaraní people - Wikipedia
Apiaguaiki Tumpa
Apiaguaiki Tumpa (ca. 1863 – 28/29 January 1892) was a Guarani cacique regarded by many Guaraní people as a national hero, known for his struggle to defend his peoples' land and liberty from the encro...
Native Community Lands
Native Community Lands (Spanish: Tierra Comunitaria de Origen, acronym: TCO), according to Bolivian law, are territories held by indigenous people through collective title. The creation of these t...
Guarani-Kaiowá
Guarani-Kaiowás ([ɡwɐɾɐˈni kɐj.uˈwa]) are an indigenous people of Paraguay, the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul and northeastern Argentina. In Brazil, they inhabit Nhande Ru Marangatu, an area o...
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Tsimané people
The Tsimane' (Chimane) are an indigenous people of lowland Bolivia, living in the municipalities of San Borja, San Ignacio de Moxos, Rurrenabaque, and Santa Ana de Yacuma of Beni Department. The Tsim...
Sepé Tiaraju
Sepé Tiaraju (unknown–1756) was an indigenous Guarani leader in the Jesuit reduction mission of São Luiz Gonzaga and who died on February 7, 1756, in the municipality of São Gabriel, in the present-da...
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Wichí languages
Wichí languages are the most widely spoken language of the Matacoan language family. They are also known as Mataco, Wichi, Wichí Lhamtés, Weenhayek, Noctenes, Matahuayo, Matako, Weʃwo. The name Mataco...
Agustín Barrios
Agustín Pío Barrios (also known as Agustín Barrios Mangoré, May 5, 1885 – August 7, 1944), was a Paraguayan classical guitarist and composer.
It has been generally accepted that Barrios was ...
Paraguayan indigenous art
Paraguayan Indian art is the visual art created by the indigenous peoples of Paraguay. While indigenous artists embrace contemporary Western art media, their arts also include pre-Columbian art forms....
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Indigenous peoples in Paraguay
Indigenous peoples in Paraguay, or Native Paraguayans, include 17 ethnic groups belonging to five language families. While only a 1.7% of Paraguay's population is fully indigenous, 95% of the populati...
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Matacoan languages
Matacoan (also Mataguayan, Matákoan, Mataguayo, Mataco–Mataguayo, Matacoano, Matacoana) is a language family of northern Argentina, western Paraguay, and southeastern Bolivia.
Matacoan consists of...
Genocide of indigenous peoples in Paraguay
There are 17 indigenous tribes in Paraguay with the majority having their territories in the Chaco region. Tribes in this region include the Guaraní, Ayoreo, Toba-Maskoy, Aché and Sanapan which accord...
Ayoreo language
Ayoreo is a Zamucoan language spoken in both Paraguay and Bolivia. It is also known as Morotoco, Moro, Ayoweo, Ayoré, and Pyeta Yovai. However, the name "Ayoreo" is more common in Bolivia, and "Moroto...
Manuel Ortiz Guerrero
Manuel Ortiz Guerrero (16 July 1897 – 5 August 1933) was a Paraguayan poet and musician
Guerrero was born at Ybaroty, a neighborhood in the city of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, Paraguay. He was...
Guaraní
Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan. It is primarily the ground endosperm of guar beans. The guar seeds are dehusked, milled and screened to obtain the guar gum. It is typically produced ...
Guarani mythology
The Guaraní people live in south-central part of South America, especially in Paraguay and parts of the surrounding areas of Argentina, Brazil, and Bolivia.
There exist no written records of the a...
Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia
The Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia, (Spanish: Confederación de Pueblos Indígenas de Bolivia; formerly, Spanish: Confederación de Pueblos Indígenas del Oriente Boliviano or CIDO...
Guarayos
Guarayo, also spelled Huarayo, is a Bolivian word for "savages" used for speakers of various languages of Guarayos Province in central Bolivia, who number some 20,000. Among the languages are:
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Ese Ejja people
The Ese Ejja are an indigenous people of Bolivia and Peru, in the southwestern Amazon. 1,300 Ese Ejja live in Bolivia, in the Pando and Beni Departments, in the foothills along the Beni and the Madre ...
Charruan languages
The Charruan languages are an extinct group of languages once spoken in Uruguay and the Argentine province of Entre Ríos. In 2005 a semi-speaker of Chaná language was found.Four languages are consider...
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Guarani languages
The Guarani languages are a group of half a dozen or so languages in the Tupi–Guarani language family. The best known language in this family is Guarani, one of the national languages of Paraguay, alo...
Ayoreo people
The Ayoreo (Ayoreode, Ayoréo, Ayoréode) are an indigenous people of the Gran Chaco. They live in an area surrounded by the Paraguay, Pilcomayo, Parapetí, and Grande Rivers, spanning both Bolivia and P...
Chipaya
Chipaya is a village in Bolivia located in the Sabaya Province (formerly Atahuallpa Province) of the Oruro Department. It is the seat of the Chipaya Municipality. In 2001 it had a population of 363. T...