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Indigenous Communities from Peru

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Shipibo-Conibo
Indigenous Group Shipibo-Conibo (Also known as: Shipibo, Caliseca, Sinabo, Manamabobo, Manava, Xipibo, Chama)
Location Peru, Northeastern middle Ucayali River area, Painaco, Requena, Sur Bolognesi, Pisqui (on the other side of Contamana)
Estimated Population 26,000 (2003, SIL International)
Environment Rainforest, Lowland, Tropical
Lifestyle Semi-nomadic
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Fishing / Handicraft Sales / Animal Husbandry / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Shipibo-Conibo
Classification: Panoan, North-Central
Alternative Names: Shipibo, Caliseca, Sinabo, Manamabobo, Manava, Xipibo, Chama

Dialects: Shipibo (Alto Ucayali), Conibo (Coniba), Pisquibo, Shetebo (Setebo, Setibo, Xitibo, Manoita), Shipibo del Madre de Dios
Website URLs Ethnologue Report
Head Over Heels, Article: The Shipibo Indians
Raintree, Article: A visit with the Shipibo-Conibo
CIDCM, Article: Minorities at Risk
Country Studies, The Amazonian Tropics
Redbook, Endangered Languages in South America
Biopark, Article: The Shipibo People of Amazonian Peru
NGOs Village Earth
The Rainforest Foundation
WWF

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