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  • AYMARA (anc. Colla), a tribe of South American Indians, formerly inhabiting the country around Lake Titicaca and the neighbouring valleys of the Andes.
  • They, however, retained certain privileges, such as the use of their own language; and their treatment by their conquerors generally suggested that the latter believed themselves of Aymara blood.
  • Physically, the pure Aymara is short and thick-set, with a great chest development, and with the same reddish complexion, broad face, black eyes and rounded forehead which distinguish the Quichuas.
  • Society (1870), "The Aymara Indians of Bolivia and Peru."
  • The first historical records show us these people already possessed of a considerable civilization, and speaking two allied languages, Aymara and Quichua.
 

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