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"Shimigae" is an alternate name for the Andoa people, an indigenous tribe of Peru and Ecuador. Originally the Shimigae and Andoa were two different bands, but the pressures of Spanish colonization caused them to merge together, and the remaining people are referred to by both names.

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

 Shimigae language
 Indigenous in South America
 Zaparoan languages
 Peru Native
 Amazonian languages

Here are a few good books about the Shimigaes:
 The Amazonian Languages
 Life and Death in Early Colonial Ecuador

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