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Major Indigenous Groups of Central and South America

Central America

Garifuna, Kekchi, Mopan, Yucateco, Achi, Akateko, Awakateko, Chorti, Chuj, Itza, Ixil, Jakalteko, Kaqchikel, K’iche’, Mam, Mopan, Poqomam, Poqomchi’, Q’anjob’al, Q’eqchi, Sakapulteko, Sipakapense, Tekiteko, Tz’utujiil, Uspanteko, Xinka, Pipil, Lenca, Cacaopera, Miskito, Pech Tawahka Sumu, Tol, Ulwa Sumu, Bribri, Brunka, Cabecar, Guaymi, Huetar, Maleku, Matambu, Teribe, Bugle Guaymi, Embera, Kuna, Ngobe Guaymi, Wounaan

South America

Mapuche, Aymara, Machiguenga, Yanomami, Kayapo, Guarani, Ache, Peheunche, Pemon, Achuar, Tukano, Quechua, Amuesha, Bora, Cubeo, Desana, Jivaro, Piro, Shipibo, Siona-Secoya, Waiwai, Yukpa, Bororo, Campa, Kalapalo, Shavante

Reference Materials: 

Use our Reference collection to consult specialized dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, etc. and find overviews or summaries and definitions of terms and/or concepts.

 

Library Guide: 

Journal Articles

Key Databases for Journal Articles: 

Click on the Databases tab to view the list of other sources for finding journal articles in concerning Latin America.

Websites

Ethnologue – Languages of the World – an encyclopedia reference work cataloguing all of the world’s 6,909 known living languages

Latin American Network Information Center - LANIC

Cultural Survival

Internet Resources for Latin America

NativeWeb