Indigenous peoples of the Americas  

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"I'm an Indian Too" (1946) by Irving Berlin


Inventing the Indian (2012), presented by Rich Hall


"The great changes in practically every phase of the Indian's life that have taken place, especially within recent years, have been such that had the time for collecting much of the material [...] been delayed, it would have been lost forever [...] consequently the information that is to be gathered, for the benefit of future generations, respecting the mode of life of one of the great races of mankind, must be collected at once or the opportunity will be lost for all time." --The North American Indian (1907) by Edward S. Curtis

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The Indigenous peoples of the Americas are the inhabitants of the Americas before the arrival of the European settlers in the 15th century, and the ethnic groups who now identify themselves with those peoples.

Many Indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers and many, especially in the Amazon basin, still are, but many groups practiced aquaculture and agriculture.

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