|810 (1987/2000)–5,000 (2011)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Harakmbut languages (Amarakaeri and Huachipaeri) and Spanish|
|traditional tribal religion|
The Harakmbut (Arakmbut, Harakmbet) are indigenous people in Peru that include two major groups, the Amarakaeri and Huachipaeri.
Amarakaeri [ edit ]
Amarakaeri are also called Amaracaire or Amarakaire people. Subgroups of their tribe include the Kochimberi, Küpondirideri, Wíntaperi, Wakitaneri, and Kareneri peoples. As of 1987, 500 Amarakaeri people lived near the Madre de Dios and Colorado Rivers. Some pan for gold as a means of subsistence.
Huachipaeri [ edit ]
Huachipaeri are also known as Huachipaire or Wacipaire people. As of 2000, there were 310 Huachipaeri living near the upper Madre de Dios and Keros Rivers. Subgroups of the Huachipaeri including the following, with population figures from 2000:
- Arasairi, population 20
- Manuquiari, population 50
- Puikiri (Puncuri), population 36–50
- Sapiteri, population 12
- Toyeri, population 10
History [ edit ]
Notable Harakmbut people [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
Notes [ edit ]
- Yuan, Jada. "The Newcover: Q'orianka Kilcher." New York Movies. 18 Dec 2005. Retrieved 15 Feb 2011.
- "Amarakaeri."Ethnologue. Retrieved 15 Feb 2012.
- "Huachipaeri."Ethnologue. Retrieved 15 Feb 2012.
- "Peru: Indigenous Harakmbut Suffer Effects Of Climate Change."Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources. (retrieved 20 Feb 2011)
- "Language Family Trees: Harakmbet."Ethnologue. Retrieved 15 Feb 2012.