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Native American Tribes and Languages of Colombia

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



The original inhabitants of the area that is now Colombia include:

The Achuagua Indians
The Amarizana Indians
The Arhuaco Indians
The Awa Indians
The Baniva Indians
The Barasana Indians
The Bari Indians
The Bora Indians
The Cabiyari Indians
The Cacua Indians
The Camsa Indians
The Carapana Indians
The Carare Indians
The Carijona Indians
The Carutana Indians
The Catio Indians
The Chimila Indians
The Coconuco Indians
The Cofan Indians
The Coreguaje Indians
The Coyaima Indians
The Cubeo Indians
The Cuiba Indians
The Curripaco Indians
The Desano Indians
The Embera Indians
The Guahibo Indians
The Guajiro Indians (Wayuu)
The Guambiano Indians
The Guanano Indians
The Guayabero Indians
The Inga/Quichua Indians
The Kogui Indians
The Kuna Indians
The Macuna Indians
The Maipure Indians
The Muellama Indians
The Muinane Indians
The Opon Indians
The Paez Indians
The Piapoco Indians
The Piaroa Indians
The Pijao Indians
The Piratapuyo Indians
The Puinave Indians
The Retuara Indians
The Sinsiga Indians
The Siona Indians
The Siriano Indians
The Tariano Indians
The Tatuyo Indians
The Telembi Indians
The Ticuna Indians
The Totoro Indians
The Tucano Indians
The Tunebo Indians
The Tuyuca Indians
The Waunana Indians
The Wiwa Indians (Malayo)
The Witoto Indians
The Yucuna Indians
The Yurumangui Indians
The Yukpa Indians

Recommended books about Colombia's Native Americans:

Indians of Colombia: Experience and cognition: Anthropology book about the Colombian Indian tribes.
*The Sacred Mountain of Colombia's Kogi Indians: Book about the religion of the Kogui tribe of Colombia.

Other resources about American Indian language, history, culture and society in Colombia:

Colombia Languages: Online resources on several indigenous Colombian languages.
Colombia's Indigenous People: Articles and timeline about Colombian Indians.
Indigenous Peoples in Colombia: Wikipedia article overviewing the Indian tribes of Colombia.
Native American Nations in Northern South America: Information and photographs of tribes in this region.



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