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Karanka (Karankas)

"Karanka" is the name of one of the subgroups of the Aymara tribe of South America, located in what is now the Oruro region of Bolivia. Here is a map showing the traditional location of the Karankas and other Aymara groups. Their name is also spelled Caranga.

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

 Aymara tribe
 Aymara mythology
 Bolivia languages
 Ancient Andean
 South American Indians

Here are a few good books about the Karankas:
 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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