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Native American Tribes of Paraguay

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Paraguayan Indian tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Paraguay 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 Paraguay include:

The Abipon Indians
The Ayoreo Indians
The Chamacoco Indians
The Chorote Indians
The Chulupi Indians
The Guana Indians
The Guarani Indians
The Lengua Indians
The Maca Indians
The Toba Indians
The Zamuco Indians

Recommended books about Paraguay's Native Americans:

The Guarani Under Spanish Rule in the Rio De La Plata: Interesting ethnography of the Guarani people of Paraguay and Argentina.
*Peoples of the Gran Chaco: Articles on the Chacoan tribes of Paraguay and interior South America.

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

Indigenous People of Paraguay: History of the Guarani tribe of Paraguay.
Indian Tribes of Paraguay: Article on the Guarani and other indigenous Paraguayan peoples.



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