South American Indian

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Noun1.South American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South AmericaSouth American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South America
Amerindian, Native American - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
Tupi - a member of the South American Indian people living in Brazil and Paraguay
Guarani - a member of the South American people living in Paraguay and Bolivia
Maraco - a member of the South American people living in Argentina and Bolivia and Paraguay
Kechua, Quechua - a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire
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Umbanda has been described as a Brazilian folk religion combining elements of Macumba, Roman Catholicism and South American Indian practices.
Also of note is the museums temporary display section where they feature comprehensive displays of a wide range of items from South American Indian Gold to Peace Medals.
Yet this is what he had to do when he took part in the Tinku, a South American Indian festival in which grievances are resolved by fighting.
Categorical and Percentile Classification of the Articles in the Journal of Ethnohistory, 1954-2007 Category Number of Percentage Articles (%) North American Indian 438 50 South American Indian 76 9 Mesoamerica 71 8 Methodology 52 6 Africa 50 6 Polynesia/Melanesia/Micronesia 31 4 European 22 3 White North American Society 17 2 Asia 16 2 White literary accounts of 15 2 North American Indians Recognition of Individual 13 1 Contributions to Ethnohistory Afro-American 11 1 Caribbean 10 1 Business of the Society 9 1 Guide to sources 9 1 Other 9 1 India 6 0.7 Australia 5 0.6 Immigrants 5 0.6 Comparative 4 0.4 Total 869 100 Source: Journal of Ethnohistory, volumes 1-54.
It combined the long skirts of the Spanish slave owners, the rhythms of Africa, and South American Indian instruments.
One cover from 1959 uses the portrait of Oscar Niemeyer to celebrate Brazil's urbanistic progressiveness, while another from 1953 shows a portrait of a South American Indian adorned with a short text: YOU CAN NOW MOTOR THROUGH HIS COUNTRY ON THE PAN AMERICAN HIGHWAY.
The Inca, a South American Indian people, conquered the area in the late 1400s.
"Common Themes in South American Indian 'Yage Experiences." Hallucinogens and Shamanism.
Some South American Indian people have been popping corn for thousands of years.
That documentary won the 1995 South American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco.
Berlin says that sound symbolism can also be heard in South American Indian words for fish and bird, as well as rat and bat.

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