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Indian Tribes and Languages of the Andes
This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Andean Indian tribes.
Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous nation of South America that is not currently
listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please
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Tribes of the Andean Culture Group
The Achuagua Tribe
The Amarizana Tribe
The Arhuaco Tribe
The Awa Tribe
The Aymara Tribe
The Bari Tribe
The Bora Tribe
The Cabiyari Tribe
The Camsa Tribe
The Carijona Tribe
The Carutana Tribe
The Catio Tribe
The Cayapa Tribe
The Chibcha Tribe
The Chimila Tribe
The Coconuco Tribe
The Cofan Tribe
The Curripaco Tribe
The Guambiano Tribe
The Japreria Tribe
The Kogui Tribe
The Kuna Tribe
The Maipure Tribe
The Muinane Tribe
The Ocaina Tribe
The Orejon Tribe
The Muellama Tribe
The Paez Tribe
The Piapoco Tribe
The Quechua/Inca Tribe
The Resigaro Tribe
The Secoya Tribe
The Tariano Tribe
The Telembi Tribe
The Ticuna Tribe
The Totoro Tribe
The Tsafiki Tribe
The Tunebo Tribe
The Wiwa Tribe
The Witoto Tribe
The Yagua Tribe
The Yucuna Tribe
The Yukpa Tribe
Recommended books about Native American tribes of the Andes: Great overview of the Native American language families of the Andean culture area.
The Languages of the Andes:
Anthropological linguistics text on the languages and world-views of Andean Indian tribes.
Creating Context in Andean Cultures:
Pre-columbian history of the Indian civilizations of the Andes.
Anthropology book on the artistic and material culture of the Andean tribes.
Andean Archaeology II: Art, Landscape, and Society:
Anthropology book on regional differences within the Andean culture area.
Andean Archaeology III: North and South:
History of the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire and its effects on Andean Indians to the present day.
Book exploring ancient Andean spiritual traditions.
Andean Awakening: An Inca Guide to Mystical Peru:
Another book on shamanism in the Peruvian Andes.
The Andean Codex: Adventures and Initiations Among the Peruvian Shamans:
Historical overview of the Nazca, Chinchorro, and other ancestors of the Incas.
The Inca Empire and Its Andean Origins:
Book on the weaving and culture of the Quechua and other Andean peoples.
Woven Stories: Andean Textiles and Rituals:
Book on the decipherment of Incan quipu weavings.
Signs of the Inka Khipu: Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted-String Records:
Other resources about American Indian history and civilization in the Andean mountain range:
Articles on Quechua, Aymara, and other Andean Indian cultures.
Five Dimensions of Andean Culture:
Encyclopedia articles on the Indian tribes of the Andes.
Information and photographs on Andean Indian clothing and textile arts.
Andean Textiles in Historical Perspective:
Photo gallery and traditional music of Andean Indian people.
Cultures of the Andes:
A good collection of Quechua, Aymara and other indigenous music of the Andes.
Traditional Andean Folk Songs:
Another good collection of Andean flute music.
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