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Indigenous peoples of the Americas

The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the aboriginal peoples of North and South America. They include the Precolumbian peoples who lived in the Americas before African and European contact and the descendants of these peoples, including multiracial peoples, such as the Mestizo, Métis, and others. These include the southernmost ethnic group in the world, the Yaghan of Chile and Argentina, to the northernmost people in the world, the Inughuit of Greenland.

Indigenous languages Wikipedias: Avañe'ẽ (Warani)  · Aymar aru (Aymara)  · ᏣᎳᎩ (Cherokee)  · Chahta (Choctaw)  · ᐃᔨᔫ (Cree)  · ᐃᓄᒃ (Inuktitut)  · Iñupiak  · Kalaallisut (Greenlandic Inuit)  · Mvskoke (Muscogee)  · Nahuatlahtolli  · Diné bizaad (Navajo)  · Yucatec Maya  · Qhichwa Simi  · Shoshoni  · Tsêhesenêstsestôtse (Cheyenne)  · Wüne pakina (Mapudungun)  · Indigenous languages of Latin America

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In a famous council on April 27, 1763, Pontiac urged listeners to rise up against the British. (19th century engraving by Alfred Bobbet)

Pontiac's War or Pontiac's Rebellion was a small war that was launched in 1763 by a loose confederation of elements of Native American tribes primarily from the Great Lakes region, the Illinois Country, and Ohio Country who were dissatisfied with British post war policies in the Great Lakes region after the British victory in the French and Indian War (1754–1763). Warriors from numerous tribes joined the uprising in an effort to drive British soldiers and settlers out of the region. The war is named after the Ottawa leader Pontiac, the most prominent of many native leaders in the conflict.

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Baré people in Cuieiras river.jpg
Baré people from the Comunity Nova Esperança, Cuieiras River, tributary of the Rio Negro, Amazonia, Brazil


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One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.

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Evo Morales

Evo Morales, popularly known as Evo, has served as the President of Bolivia since 2006. He is Aymara and was born in Isallawi village in the Orinoca Canton (Oruro Department). Morales is the leader of the Movement for Socialism (Movimiento al Socialismo) political party. He is also a leader of Bolivia's cocalero movement, a loose federation of coca growers' unions.

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