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Indigenous Communities from Peru

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Sihuas Ancash, Quechua
Indigenous Group Sihuas Ancash, Quechua (Also known as: Ancash; Quechua, Ancash Sihu; Sihu; Sihuas; Sihuas Ancash Quechua)
Location Peru, Ancash Department, Sihuas Province, districts west of Sihuas River and north of Rupac River: southern Quiches, Alfonso Ugarte, Huayllabamba, Sihuas, and western Ragash
Estimated Population 6,500 (2002, SIL)
Environment Coastal / Highland
Lifestyle Not Found
Subsistence Not Found
Level of Assimilation Not Found
Language Family Quechua, Sihuas Ancash
Classification: Quechuan, Quechua I
Dialects: Closely related to Northern Conchucos and Corongo Quechuas. Intelligibility testing has been conducted and initial results show intelligibility of Corongo Quechua to be on the high end of marginal. Intelligibility of Northern Conchucos appears to be lower
Website URLs Ethnologue: Quechua, Sihaus Ancash; A Language of Peru
Joshua Project – Peru, Quechua, Sihuas Ancash
Map of Administrative Division of Peru
Peru – Urban, Rural, and Regional Populations (English Translation)
Quechua
Quechua Ancashino
NGOs Instituto del Bien Común
Quechua Languages and ‘Dialects’
Quechua Network
Yachaywasi

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