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Indian Tribes and Languages of Central America

Click on each country for a listing of Native American tribes that have lived there.

(See also Indian tribes of Mexico.)

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Central American tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe of Central America that is not currently listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please contact us about contributing information to our site.

*Acatec tribe *Achi tribe *Aguacateco tribe *Bogota tribe *Boruca Indian tribe
*Bribri Indian tribe *Buglere tribe *Cabecar Indian tribe *Cakchiquel tribe *Changuena tribe
*Chicomuceltec tribe *Cholti tribe *Chorotega Indian tribe *Chorti tribe *Chuj tribe
*Corobici Indian tribe *Cueva Indian tribe *Cuna Indian tribe *Dorasque Indian tribe *Embera Indian tribe
*Garifuna Indian tribe *Guaymi tribe *Huetar Indian tribe *Itzaj Maya tribe *Ixil tribe
*Jacalteco tribe *Kanjobal tribe *Kekchi tribe *Maleku Indian tribe *Mam tribe
*Mangue Indian tribe *Mayangna Indian tribe *Miskito Indian tribe *Mopan tribe *Pech Indian tribe
*Pipil Indian tribe *Poqomam tribe *Poqomchi tribe *Quiche Maya tribe *Rama Indian tribe
*Sacapulteco tribe *Sipacapense tribe *Subtiaba Indian tribe *Tacaneco tribe *Tectiteco tribe
*Teribe Indian tribe *Tzutujil tribe *Ulwa Indian tribe *Uspanteco tribe *Voto Indian tribe
*Waunana Indian tribe *Yucatec Maya Indian tribe

Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Central America:

Central America and the Caribbean: Native Peoples: Timeline and photographs of indigenous Central American artwork from the Metropolitan Museum of art.
Central American Languages By Population of Speakers: A list of the most spoken languages of Central America.
Central American and Northern Andean Indian Tribes: Encyclopedia articles on the Indian tribes of Central America.
Native American Nations in Central America: Overview of the largest surviving groups of Central American Indians.
Native Middle America: Articles on Mesoamerican and Central American history and culture.



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