Indigenous Peoples, Spanish Culture and Language

Paraguay’s 2 Official Languages

Paraguay is one of three countries in the Americas that name one or more indigenous languages as official, alongside Spanish. Interestingly, it is also the country where the most non-indigenous people are bilingual in an indigenous language, in this case Guaraní. Over 5 million people in Paraguay speak it. The 2012 census determined that 64% […]

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archeology, history, Indigenous Peoples, The Americas

Who Were the Hunters?

Men were the hunters and women were the gatherers; a universally assumed concept about Stone Age societies. Despite this hypothesis, excavations in Perú and the Americas have proved this was untrue. In 2018, at the Wilamaya Patjxa site high in the Andes, six burials from 9000 years ago were found. Two of the six were […]

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