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Indigenous Communities from Argentina

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Diaguita
Indigenous Group Diaguita (Also known as: Diaguita-Calchaqui, Calchaqui, Capayana, Pazioca, Cacán)
Location Argentina, Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán, Catamarca, Córdoba, La Rioja, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Guachipa, Tolombon, Lerma, Buenos Aires, Sierra de Aconquija, Sierra de Ancasti, Sierra de los Llanos, Quilmes, Sierra de Velasco. Also in: Chile.
Estimated Population 31,753 (2004, National Institute of Statistics and Census)
Environment Temperate / Highland / Valley
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Animal Husbandry / Handicraft Sales / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Quechua, South Bolivian
Classification: Quechuan, Quechua II, C
Alternate names: Central Bolivian Quechua, Quechua Boliviano
Dialects: Sucre, Cochabamba, Oruro, Potosí, Chuguisaca, Northwest Jujuy

Quichua, Santiago del Estero
Classification: Quechuan, Quechua II, C
Alternative names: Santiagueño Quichua
Website URLs Wikipedia: Diaguita
Diaguita Calchaqui
Community Diaguita-Calchaqui
Indigenous Population in Argentina
Xstrata's "best practice" in Argentina
UN :Internation Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination
Ethnolgue: Languages of Argentina
Ethnologue: Quichua, Santiago del Estero, A Language of Argentina
NGOs La Fundacion Diaguita de Chicoana (The Diaguita Foundation of Chicoana)

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