Tribes factsPeoples quiz
Which land was inhabited by Austronesian aborigines?
Taiwan. Han Chinese settling in Taiwan started in the 13th century, and today aborigines form only 2% of the population. The Aboriginal languages of Taiwan show much greater diversity than the rest of Austronesian put together, leading linguists propose Taiwan as the source of all aborigines.
Which region live a Ingush people?
Caucasus. The Ingush are a Northeast Caucasian native ethnic group of the North Caucasus, mostly inhabiting their native Ingushetia, a federal republic of Russian Federation. The Ingush are predominantly Sunni Muslims and speak the Ingush language, a Northeast Caucasian language that is closely related to Chechen.
The word "Cannibals" was originally used as a name of certain people. How are they called today?
Carib people. Many historians believe that cannibalism was rare or even nonexistent among Carib people. In 1503 Queen Isabella ruled that only people who were better off under slavery (especially cannibals) could legally be taken as slaves. This provided Spaniards an incentive for identifying various groups as cannibals to enslave them.
What country does the Kuikuro tribe live in?
Brazil. The Kuikuro are an indigenous people from the Mato Grosso region of Brazil. Their language, Kuikuro, is a part of the Carib language family. The Kuikuro have many similarities with other Xingu tribes. They have a population of 592 in 2010. The Kuikuro are likely the descendents of the people who built the settlements known to archaeologists as Kuhikugu, located at the headwaters of the Xingu River.
Which country live the Székelys in?
Romania. The Székelys are a subgroup of the Hungarian people living mostly in the Székely Land in Romania. The origin of the Székelys has been much debated. It is now generally accepted that they are descendants of Hungarians (or of Magyarized Turkic peoples) transplanted to the eastern Carpathian Mountains to guard the frontier, their name meaning simply "frontier guards"
When in Japan, the Ainu group stopped being discriminated against?
2008 r. On June 6, 2008, the Japanese Diet passed a bipartisan, non-binding resolution calling upon the government to recognize the Ainu people as indigenous to Japan, and urging an end to discrimination against the group. The official number of the Ainu is 25,000, but unofficially is estimated at 200,000, as many Ainu have been completely assimilated into Japanese society and have no knowledge of their ancestry.
Which country does the Himba people live in?
Namibia. The Himba are indigenous peoples with an estimated population of about 50,000 people living in northern Namibia, in the Kunene Region and on the other side of the Kunene River in Angola.There are also a few groups left of the OvaTwa, who are also OvaHimba, but are hunter-gatherers, but OvaHimba do not like to be associated with OvaTwa. The OvaHimba are considered the last (semi-) nomadic people of Namibia.