Indigenous Group Nivacle (Also known as: Nivaclé, Nivaklé, Nivackle, Ashlushlay, Axluslay, Chulupí, Churupí, Chulupie, Chulupe).
Location Paraguay, Chaco, Presidente Hayes Department, Boqueron, close to Filadelfia town.
Estimated Population 18,000 (1991, SIL International)
Environment Forest / Arid / Lowland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Paid Labor / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Nivacle
Classification: Mataco-Guaicuru, Mataco
Alternate names: Chulupí, Churupí, Chulupie, Chulupe, Nivaklé, Ashlushlay, Axluslay
Dialects: Forest Nivacle, River Nivacle
Website URLs Relief Web: Drought-hit Paraguayan Chaco gets life-saving water and hygiene
Ethnologue: Nivacle, A Language of Paraguay
Los Nivacle: the current situation
Letter of Indigenous Peoples...
NGOs Nivacle Indigenous
ReliefWeb: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)