Inga people

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The Inga people are an indigenous ethnic group from the Southwest region of Colombia with a historical relation to the Incas.[1]

They speak a dialect of Quechua known as Inga Kichwa. Almost all Inga people are bilingual in Inga and Spanish, which has caused fear that the Inga language might be an endangered language.[1]

Many today live traditionally in Sibundoy Valley.[1]

Francisco Tandioy Jansasoy is currently involved in the creation of an Inga–Spanish–English dictionary and accompanying pedagogic tri-lingual material for its use in universities and in the Inga-speaking communities of Colombia.[2] There has been significant linguistic and anthropological work done in the past 30 years pertaining to the Inga peoples.

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