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Native American Tribes of Venezuela
This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Venezuelan Indian tribes.
Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Venezuela that is not currently
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The original inhabitants of the area that is now Venezuela include:
The Akawaio Indians
The Anauya Indians
The Arawak Indians
The Baniva Indians
The Baniwa Indians
The Bari Indians
The Camaracoto Indians
The Carib Indians
The Chaima Indians
The Cuiva Indians
The Cumanagoto Indians
The Curripaco Indians
The Guahibo Indians
The Guajiro Indians (Wayuu)
The Guarequena Indians
The Guinao Indians
The Japreria Indians
The Macushi Indians
The Mandawaka Indians
The Mapoyo Indians
The Maquiritari Indians
The Panare Indians
The Paraujano Indians
The Pemon Indians
The Pemono Indians
The Piapoco Indians
The Piaroa Indians
The Puinave Indians
The Sape Indians
The Tamanaco Indians
The Tunebo Indians
The Warao Indians
The Yabarana Indians
The Yavitero Indians
The Yukpa Indians
Recommended books about Venezuela's Native Americans:
Beautifully illustrated book about the Indian tribes of Venezuela.
Orinoco - Parima: Indian Societies in Venezuela:
Book about the Venezuelan Indians of the Orinoco river.
Navigators of the Orinoco: River Indians of Venezuela:
Anthropology book about the Pemon tribe.
Order without Government: The Society of the Pemon Indians of Venezuela:
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Venezuela:
Online museum exhibit on the culture of southern Venezuelan Indian tribes.
The Life of the Indian Tribes of South Venezuela:
Article on the Indians of Venezuela today.
A New Reality for Venezuela's Indigenous Peoples:
Information and photographs of tribes in this region.
Native American Nations in Northern South America:
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