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Native American Tribes of Honduras

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Honduran Indian tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Honduras that is not currently listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please contact us about how to contribute information to our site.



The original inhabitants of the area that is now Honduras include:

The Ch'orti Indians
The Garifuna Indians
The Mayangna Indians
The Miskito Indians
The Paya Indians
The Tolupan Indians

Recommended books about Honduras's Native Americans:

Masters of Animals: Oral Traditions of the Tolupan Indians, Honduras: Ethnography of the tribes of the Honduran rainforest.
*Ethnographical survey of the Miskito and Sumu indians of Honduras and Nicaragua: Anthropology book about the Misumalpan tribes.

Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Honduras:

Indigenous Groups of Honduras: Articles on six Indian tribes of Honduras, as well as information on visiting them.
Honduras Indigenous Groups: Brief overview of the Lenca and other Honduras Indians.



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