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Guarani

The currency of Paraguay. It was introduced in 1944, replacing the Paraguayan peso. It was pegged to the U.S. dollar between 1960 and 1985. It is now the least valuable currency in North and South America.
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De acordo com estudos de Boaretto (5), ao realizar pesquisas em Terras Indigenas paranaenses, foram mapeadas 30 terras (terras demarcadas e nao demarcadas), sendo 17 pertencentes a etnia Guarani, 8 a Kaingang, 2 as etnias Guarani e Kaingang, 2 com as etnias Guarani, Kaingang e Xeta e 1 terra desabitada.
A arqueologia dos grupos de origem amazonica tradicionalmente conhecidos como Guarani na literatura argentina, tem sido objeto de interesse desde o inicio da disciplina arqueologica (Burmeister 1872; Ambrossetti 1895; Torres 1911; Outes 1917, 1918).
En las misiones de la Compania de Jesus establecidas en la region de la selva Paranaense entre los siglos XVII y XVIII, los guaranies aglutinados en las reducciones trabajaban en la fabricacion de instrumentos musicales, entre otras industrias (Vinuales, 2007).
No entanto, nao e o que os indios guarani pensam e praticam.
El discurso en el que los Guarani han manifestado su Cosmovision del origen, del fin y de la renovacion del mundo, el Mito de Yvy Mara ey, es, de acuerdo a mis indagaciones orientadas en la metodologia senalada antes y en los campos analitico y etnografico: un deseo de busqueda y de encuentro con su identidad; pero, tambien implica un reencuentro con el pasado y con el presente, al mismo tiempo, que hace trascender su propia cultura en aras de una idea universal y una misma realidad Ontologica y Espiritual.
During the following years he made the first detailed map of the Alto Parana region, classified local flora and fauna and analyzed their chemical properties, meanwhile also serving, as doctor for local campesinos and native Guarani people.
At the same time, the oppressive nature of Jesuit authority over the Guarani serves as a blunt reminder that the missions were part of the same Conquest mentality that employed the encomienda, repartimiento, and slavery as methods to organize labor in the New World.