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Ayoreo Culture and History

As a complement to our Ayoreo language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Ayoreo tribe and their society.

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The emphasis of these pages is on Ayoreos and other American Indians as living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Ayoreo history is interesting and important, but the Ayoreo Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.

Our Ayoreo Websites

Ayoreo Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Ayoreo Indian language.

Books for sale on the Ayoreo Indians

Behold the Black Caiman: A Chronicle of Ayoreo Life:
    Interesting ethnography of the Ayoreo tribe and their struggle to survive in a post-colonial world.
Folk Literature of the Ayoreo Indians:
    Collection of Ayoreo legends and traditional stories.
Oe chojninga: Relatos bilingues, ayoreo-castellano:
    Book of Ayoreo texts in Spanish.

Ayoreo Culture and History

Ayoreo Culture:
     Information about the Ayoreo history and lifestyle.
The Ayoreo People: An Introduction:
     Facts, photos, and maps about the Ayoreo tribe.
Asking Ayahai: An Ayoreo Story:
     Documentary about the Ayoreo people narrated by a Bolivian Ayoreo elder.
Bolivia’s Ayoreo Indians, Devoured by the City:
     News article about Ayoreo people trying to adapt to urban life.
Danger: the world is on its way * Uncontacted Tribe Discovered in the Chaco Region * The Ayoreo-Totobiegosode:
    Articles about the Ayoreo-Totobiegosode, a remote rainforest community.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Ayoreo People:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Ayoreo Indians.
  Los Ayoreode * Pueblo Ayoreo * Los Ayoreo:
  Information about the Ayoreos in Spanish.

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