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Kana (Kanas)

"Kana" is the name of one of the subgroups of the Aymara tribe of South America, located in what is now the Puno region of Peru. Here is a map showing the traditional location of the Kanas and other Aymara groups. Their name is also spelled Cana.

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

 Aymara tribe
 Aymara mythology
 Language in Peru
 Andean civilization
 South American Indians

Here are a few good books about the Kanas:
 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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