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Education for and about Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous Peoples of the World Listed by Language Classification

This listing of the world's indigenous peoples is designed for anyone wishing to view photo-ethnographic essays categorized by the linguistic classification of indigenous languages. Language classification is hierarchical and is still a topic of research. There is not always universal agreement on where a language should be placed. Here we use the general consensus of language classification as it places indigenous languages into families and then into branches within them.


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