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Aymara __ "The Aymara are an ancient people with a complex and still imperfectly understood history. They are a people rich in myth, knowledge and spirituality. The Aymara were the members of a great but little-known culture of the Americas centered in the ancient city of Tiahuanaco. Between 400 AD. and 1000 AD. Tiahuanaco was the capital of an empire that spanned great parts of the south-central Andes Mountains." A brief overview - illustrated - From Minnesota State University - http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/latinamerica/south/cultures/aymara.html 

Aymara Creation and Celestial World View __ "The story of this genesis as told by the Incas, the last native lords of the Andes, is redolent with miracles." You can read it all here. - illustrated - From Mesa Community College - http://www.mc.maricopa.edu/dept/d10/asb/anthro2003/archy/aymara/aymara.html

Aymara ethnic group __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aymara 

Aymara Language and the Aymara Indian Tribe __ "Aymara language information and introduction to the culture of the Aymara Indians." - From native-languages.org - http://www.native-languages.org/aymara.htm

Backs to the Future __ "New analysis of the language and gesture of South America's indigenous Aymara people indicates they have a concept of time opposite to all the world's studied cultures -- so that the past is ahead of them and the future behind."  An interesting concept, to say the least. - From physorg.com - http://www.physorg.com/news69338070.html


Category:Bolivian-Aymara people __ Index of Wikipedia articles about notable Aymara people. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Bolivian-Aymara_people   

Catholic Encyclopedia: Aymara __ You will find an excellent article about the Aymara. "A numerous tribe of sedentary Indians inhabiting the northern sections of Bolivia, part of the eastern declivities of the Andes of that republic, and the sections of Peru bordering upon Lake Titicaca, except its northern extremity, which is held by Quichua-speaking Indians." - From Catholic Encyclopedia - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02164e.htm

Native Americans: Aymara Indian History and Culture __ Good collection of resources about the Aymara people. - From native-languages.org - http://www.native-languages.org/aymara_culture.htm


Resources on the Aymara __ Collection of resources and links. - From mongabay.com - http://www.mongabay.com/indigenous_ethnicities/south_american/Aymara.html 

Society-AYMARA __ "The Aymara Indians are located mainly on the Bolivian and Peruvian altiplano, centering about Lake Titicaca. Their Peruvian distribution gradually contracted because of the expansion of the Quechua Indians, especially, but not exclusively, during the time of the Incan Empire." A rather good overview of the Aymara. - From EthnoAtlas - http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/EthnoAtlas/Hmar/Cult_dir/Culture.7828 


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