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Native American Tribes of El Salvador
This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Salvadoran Indian tribes.
Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from El Salvador that is not currently
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The original inhabitants of the area that is now El Salvador include:
The K'ekchi Indians
The Pipil Indians
Recommended books about El Salvador's Native Americans:
Seeing Indians: A Study of Race, Nation, and Power in El Salvador: An interesting book on cultural assimilation in El Salvador.
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Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in El Salvador:
Status of El Salvador's Indigenous People: Article on the Salvadorian Indians and their struggle for cultural survival.
El Salvador Indians: Brief overview of the Pipil and other Honduras tribes.
Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2020 Contacts and FAQ page
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