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Who were the Guarani? South American history

By |2019-07-26T21:14:43-07:00September 9th, 2017|South America|

Guarani people performing a dance in the 1800s The Tupi move south When the first Tupi people expanded their territory from Central America to reach the coast of Brazil about 900 BC, some of them kept on moving south along the Atlantic coast. Early history of Brazil South American history All our South America articles From [...]

Brazil’s early history – South America

By |2019-02-22T05:09:58-07:00September 8th, 2017|History, South America|

Venus of Santarem (Brazil, ca. 1400-1000 BC) When did people get to Brazil? The first people probably arrived on the Atlantic coast of South America about 15,000 BC. Probably a second wave of people followed them around 11,000 BC. People reach the Americas Brazil and colonization All our South America articles How did they get there? [...]

Who are the Arawak? – South American history

By |2019-01-30T10:01:58-07:00September 8th, 2017|History, South America|

Arawak history: Arawak family in Trinidad, ca. 1500 AD The Arawak arrive in Venezuela The Arawak probably first arrived in South America with the second wave of people, around 15,000 BC. They were probably fishing people with canoes or boats, travelling south along the Atlantic coastline following the fish. History of fishing South American history All our South [...]

How to make Peruvian peanut stew

By |2018-04-19T15:03:05-07:00June 22nd, 2017|Food, South America|

Clay model of Moche people eating To eat what Chavin or Moche or Nazca people might have eaten, try making this delicious Peruvian stew. It's filling and vegan! Fill a large saucepan about half full of water. Peel six potatoes and cut them into bite-size pieces, and put them in the water to [...]

Yuca bread recipe – Cassava bread

By |2018-04-19T15:03:05-07:00June 21st, 2017|Food, South America|

Yuca bread or cassava bread To get a better idea of what yuca tastes like and what you can make with it, try making yuca bread, as people did in South America thousands of years ago, and still do today. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix a cup of tapioca flour (look in [...]

Where does yuca root come from? South America

By |2018-04-19T15:22:44-07:00June 21st, 2017|Food, South America|

Yuca root history: Yuca plants after they're pulled up Yuca's from South America Yuca is a South American plant that probably first evolved around the same time as the other flowering plants, about 350 million years ago. When the first people walked south into what is now central Brazil, high up the Amazon [...]