What indigenous peoples lived in Peru?

Does Peru have indigenous people?

There are 51 indigenous peoples in Peru. By far the most numerous are the highland Quechua. About 4.5 million Peruvians speak Quechua and 8 million identify themselves as Quechua. [3] The Aymara population of some 500,000[4] is concentrated in the southern highland region near Puno.

How were indigenous people treated in Peru?

“For decades, Indigenous Peoples across Peru have been treated like second class citizens,” said Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International. … Women interviewed by Amnesty International say they are experiencing stomach cramps, burning when urinating, allergies, skin rashes and miscarriages.

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