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Indigenous Communities from Peru

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Machiguenga
 
Indigenous Group Machiguenga
Location Peru, Cusco and Madre de Dios departements. Calca, la Convencion and Manu provinces, Yanatile, Echerate Quellouno, Quimbiri, Manu, Fitzcarraldo districts. Urubamba, Picha, Timpia and Manu rivers.
Estimated Population 6,000 to 8,000 (1981 SIL)
Environment Rainforest, Andean foothills
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly traditional
Language Family Machiguenga, Arawakan, Maipuran, Southern Maipuran, Campa
Website URLs http://www.peruecologico.com.pe/...
http://www.ethnologue.com/...
http://www.andeantravelweb.com/...
http://www.westonaprice.org/...
http://www.greengrants.org/...
http://www.pbs.org/...
http://www.moles.org/...
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/...
NGOs Oxfam

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