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Native American Tribes of Uruguay

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

The Chaná Indians
The Charrua Indians

Recommended books about Uruguay's Native Americans:

Los indios del Uruguay: Book in Spanish about the Indian tribes of Uruguay.

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

Charrua Indians: Article on the massacre of the Uruguayan Charrua tribe.



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