Chiripa
Indigenous Group Chiripa (Also known as: Tsiripá, Txiripá, Ava, Ava Guaraní, Apytare, Nhandeva, Ñandeva)
Location Paraguay, Eastern Paraguay
Estimated Population 7,000 (1991, SIL International)
Environment Rainforest / Savannah / Lowland
Lifestyle Semi-nomadic
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Agriculture / Paid labor
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Chiripa
Classification: Tupi, Tupi Guarani.
Alternate names: Tsiripá, Txiripá, Ava, Ava Guaraní, Apytare, Nhandeva, Ñandeva
Dialects: Apapocuva
Website URLs Journal of Political Ecology: Chiripa communities:
Commercial agroforestry by the Chiripa of Paraguay:
Ethnologue: Chiripa, A Language of Paraguay
People groups of Paraguay
Museo Barbero
Cultural Survival: Guarani Indians and an Eastern Paraguayan Ranch
NGOs Cultural Survival