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Ethnic groups

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Indigenous peoples of the Americas The Indigenous peoples of the Americas are the inhabitants of the Americas before the arrival of the European colonization of the Americas, European settlers in the 15th century, and the ethnic groups who now identify themselves with those peopl ...
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Native Americans in the United States Native Americans, also known as American Indians, First Americans, Indigenous Americans, and #Terminology differences, other terms, are the Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Indigenous peoples of the mainland United States (Indigenous peopl ...
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Indigenous peoples in Canada In Canada, Indigenous groups comprise the First Nations in Canada, First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in Canada, Métis. Although ''Indian'' is a term still commonly used in legal documents, the descriptors ''Indian'' and ''Eskimo'' have fal ...
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First Nations in Canada First Nations (french: Premières Nations) is a term used to identify those Indigenous peoples in Canada, Indigenous Canadian peoples who are neither Inuit nor Métis. Traditionally, First Nations in Canada were peoples who lived south of the ...
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Inuit Inuit (; iu, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ 'the people', singular: Inuk, , dual: Inuuk, ) are a group of culturally similar Indigenous peoples of the Americas, indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic and subarctic regions of Greenland, Labrador, Quebec, Nun ...
, an indigenous people of the mainland and insular Bering Strait, northern coast, Labrador, Greenland, and Canadian Arctic Archipelago regions ** Métis in Canada, peoples of Canada originating from both indigenous (First Nations or Inuit) and European ancestry * Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica *
Indigenous peoples of Mexico Indigenous peoples of Mexico ( es, gente indígena de México, pueblos indígenas de México), Native Mexicans ( es, nativos mexicanos) or Mexican Native Americans ( es, pueblos originarios de México, lit=Original peoples of Mexico), are those ...
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Indigenous peoples of South America The Indigenous peoples, Indigenous peoples of South America or South American Indigenous peoples, are the Pre-Colombian era, pre-Colombian peoples of South America and their descendants. These peoples contrast with South Americans of European ...
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Indigenous peoples in Argentina Argentina Argentina (), officially the Argentine Republic ( es, link=no, República Argentina), is a country in the southern half of South America. Argentina covers an area of , making it the List of South American countries by area, s ...
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Indigenous peoples in Bolivia Indigenous peoples in Bolivia, or Native Bolivians, are Bolivian people who are of Indigenous peoples in South America, indigenous ancestry. They constitute anywhere from 40 to 70% of Bolivia's population of 11,306,341, depending on different est ...
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Indigenous peoples in Brazil Indigenous peoples in Brazil ( pt, povos indígenas no Brasil) or Indigenous Brazilians ( pt, indígenas brasileiros, links=no) once comprised an estimated 2000 ethnic group, tribes and nations inhabiting what is now the country of Brazil, befor ...
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Indigenous peoples in Chile Indigenous peoples in Chile or Native Chileans form about 10% of the Demographics of Chile, total population of Chile. According to the 2012 census, 2,000,000 people declare having Indigenous peoples of South America, indigenous origins. Most Chi ...
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Indigenous peoples in Colombia Indigenous peoples of Colombia, are the ethnic groups who have inhabited Colombia since before the Spanish colonization of the Americas, European colonization, in the early 16th century. According to the 2018 Colombian census, last census, they c ...
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Indigenous peoples in Ecuador Indigenous peoples in Ecuador, or Native Ecuadorians, are the groups of people who were present in what became Ecuador before the Spanish colonization of the Americas. The term also includes their descendants from the time of the Spanish conques ...
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Indigenous peoples in Peru The Indigenous peoples of Peru, or Native Peruvians, comprise a large number of ethnic groups who inhabit territory in present-day Peru. Indigenous cultures developed here for thousands of years before the arrival of the Spanish in 1532. In 2017 ...
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Indigenous peoples in Suriname Indigenous peoples in Suriname, Native Surinamese, or Amerindian Surinamese, are Surinamese people who are of Indigenous peoples in South America, indigenous ancestry. They comprise approximately 3.5% of Suriname's population of 612,985. Contempor ...
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Indigenous peoples in Venezuela Indigenous people in Venezuela, Amerindians or Native Venezuelans, form about 2% of the Demographics of Venezuela, total population of Venezuela,Van Cott (2003), "Andean Indigenous Movements and Constitutional Transformation: Venezuela in Comparati ...


Arts and culture

* ''Native American'' (album), a 1992 album by Tony Rice * '' The Native Americans'', a 1994 American documentary series * "Native Americans", a 1972 composition by Ornette Coleman from ''
Skies of America ''Skies of America'' is the 17th album by jazz Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African Americans, African-American communities of New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with its roots in blues and rag ...
'' * "Native American", a 1987 song by Little Steven from '' Freedom – No Compromise'' * ''Native American'', or ''Sons of Beaches'', a 1995 album by The Bellamy Brothers


Politics

* The "Native American" movement, a term for
nativism in the United States Nativism is the political policy of promoting or protecting the interests of Jus sanguinis, native or Indigenous peoples, indigenous inhabitants over those of Immigration, immigrants, including the support of Opposition to immigration, immigratio ...
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Native American Party The Know Nothing party was a Nativism in the United States, nativist Political parties in the United States, political party and Political movement, movement in the United States in the mid-1850s. The party was officially known as the "Native A ...
, or Know Nothing, an American nativist political party of the 1850s


Religions

* Native American religions


See also

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Native American name controversy The Native American name controversy is an ongoing discussion about the changing terminology used by the Indigenous peoples of the Americas The Indigenous peoples of the Americas are the inhabitants of the Americas before the arrival of the ...
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Native American languages Over a thousand indigenous languages are spoken by the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. These languages cannot all be demonstrated to be related to each other and are classified into a hundred or so language family, language families (includ ...
, languages spoken by indigenous peoples of the Americas * American Indians (disambiguation) * First Nations (disambiguation) * Indian (disambiguation) {{Disambiguation Indigenous peoples of the Americas