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Updated: Mar 18, 2021

The Charrúa were an Amerindian, Indigenous People or Indigenous Nation of the Southern Cone in present-day Uruguay and adjacent areas in Argentina (Entre Ríos) and Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul). They were a semi-nomadic people who supported themselves mainly through hunting and gathering. As resources were not permanent in all regions, they would be constantly on the move. Rain, drought and other environmental factors determined its movement. For this reason, they are often called "seasonal nomads", which means "seasonal nomads"


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