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Nortenyo (Nortenyos)

The term Nortenyo has been applied to several different indigenous tribes of Latin America and the American Southwest. It simply means "northern" in Spanish, so it has been used to describe a number of tribes with a location prominently to the north of others. Tribes that have been referred to as Nortenyo include:
1) The Nortenyo Apaches
2) The tribes of North Texas, particularly the Wichita and Comanche bands
3) The Buglere tribe of northern Panama

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Here are links to our webpages about the Nortenyo tribes and languages:

 Apache Indians
 Wichita Indians
 Comanche Indians
 Buglere Indians
 Native American tribes

Here are a few good books about the Nortenyo Indians:
 Wisdom Sits In Places
 Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians



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