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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 840 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHANGOS, a tribe of South American Indians who appear to have originally inhabited the Peruvian coast. A few of them still live on the coast of Atacama, northern Chile. They are a dwarfish race, never exceeding 5 f t. in height. Their sole occupation is fishing, and in former times they used boats of inflated sealskins, lived in sealskin huts, and slept on heaps of dried seaweed. They are a hospitable and friendly people, and never resisted the whites.
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CHANGRA, or KANGHARI (anc. Gangra; called also till...

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