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Canchi (Canchis)

"Canchi" is the name of one of the subgroups of the Aymara tribe of South America, located in what is now the Cuzco region of Peru, in the Vilcanota Valley. Here is a map showing the traditional location of the Canchis and other Aymara groups.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Canchi tribe and language:

 Aymara religion
 Aymara civilization
 Aymara mythology
 Langauges of Peru
 Andean art
 South American Indians

Here are a few good books about the Canchis:
 Valley of the Spirits: A Journey Into the Lost Realm of the Aymara
 The Aymara Language in Its Social and Cultural Context

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