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Indigenous Communities from Paraguay

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Sanapana
Indigenous Group Sanapana (Also known as: Sanapaná, Quiativis, Quilyacmoc, Lanapsua, Saapa, Sanam)
Location Paraguay, Chaco, north of Angaite and Lengua, Boqueron, Presidente Hayes Department, Galbon River.
Estimated Population 2,900 (1991, SIL International)
Environment Arid / Desert / Lowland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Agriculture / Handicraft Sales / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Sanapana
Classification: Mascoian
Alternate names: Quiativis, Quilyacmoc, Lanapsua, Saapa, Sanam
Dialects: Sanapana, Angaite (Angate, Enlit, Covavitis, Covahloc)
Website URLs Organization of American states – Paraguay concludes Historic Settlement with Indigenous People
Museo Barbero
Ethnologue: Sanapana, A Language of Paraguay
Indigenous Sit-in Demands Land and Services
Paraguay’s Pristine Chaco
NGOs Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
SOS Discriminacion

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