Sutagao people

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Sculpture of a Sutagao Indian standing at the entrance of Fusagasugá, Colombia

The Sutagaos are the indigenous people from the region of Fusagasugá, Colombia. There are no special studies of these people available because of the uncertainty of the archaeological evidence.

The Sutagaos inhabited the region until a new town was founded by Oídor Bernardino Albornoz between 5 and 13 February in 1592. Not much is known about the previous indigenous residents. During the visit of Oídor Ibarra there were 759 indigenous people residing in Fusagasugá. When Oídor Aróstequi arrived in February 1760, the indigenous population had dwindled to 85, and there were 644 new settlers divided among 109 families.

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