MatacoSouth Americaprimarily hunter-gatherers
The Mataco are Native Americans who live in the northern and central Gran Chaco from Bolivia to Argentina. The Mataco language belongs to the Macro-Guaicuruan language family. The Mataco are primarily gatherers, fishermen and hunters, and supplement foraging with a simple agriculture. The northernmost Mataco developed a fishing industry, based on seine fishing. In other areas, lumbering and unskilled day labor provide the Mataco with cash.
- South America
- Southern South America
- primarily hunter-gatherers