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Pueblos Indígenas de Argentina

Indigenous Peoples in Argentina

The indigenous people in Argentina were essentially nomadic and generally lived by hunting, fishing and gathering. In the 16th century, the confrontation with the Spanish conqueror curtailed their chances of cultural development. Nevertheless, in spite of this blow, they managed to survive in time and history. Today they constitute an important segment of the Argentine population. To synthesize the complex picture of the different cultural groups of indigenous peoples can be divided according to their habitat, indigenous peoples of the Northwest, Central Sierras, Cuyo, Pampas, Patagonia, Neuquén, Chaco, Litoral and Mesopotamia. Northwest Indigenous...

The First Settlers in Argentina

Along time ago, thousands of years back in the past, hunting tribes arrived from the north of the American continent in search of a land to settle down. When they found it, they did not imagine they were laying the foundations of a country that would eventually be named Argentina. The first settlers in Argentina, could be classified into three main types: the huárpidos, the láguidos and patagónidos, which would be identified as the three cores that participated in the country’s population. There are traces of human presence on our territory that had...

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