SOME THINGS ABOUT THE
The Indians are commonly referred to as the
native populations of America before it was
discovered by Europeans at the end of the 15th
The name derives from Columbus's belief that
he arrived in India while in fact he had arrived in
America and that the people he met were Indians.
With the invasion of the Europeans
epidemics spread which killed
over 110 million native Americans.
Language, clothing and customs
may vary from one breed
to another but there are some
similarities between the native
They live in Canada, in the USA, in Mexico,
in Colombia where the native people are
only 700.000 ,in Argentina there are 400.000, in
the 1% of the population, in Bolivia where there
are 2,5 million in Perou.
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