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Leco
Indigenous Group Leco (Also known as: Leko, Rik’a)
Location Bolivia, La Paz, Larecaja, Franz Tamayo, Guanay, Apolo
Estimated Population 4,009 (2003, Amazonia Boliviana)
Environment Tropical / Lowlands
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Leco (nearly extinct)
Classification: Language Isolate
Alternate names: Leko, Rik’a
Dialect: Reported to a be Quechuan.
Website URLs Amazonia Boliviana: Leco
Viceministerio de Cultura
Ethnologue: Leco, A Language of Bolivia
NGOs CPILAP: Central de Pueblos Indígenas de la Paz
CIDOB: Confederation of Indigenous People of Bolivia

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