Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

Cultures > Semi-arid North > Las Animas

Organización Social

The cultural variations observed among Las Ánimas groups living in different valleys suggest the existence of distinct populations, each under the direction of its own leaders and religious experts, but still with no clear class distinctions. At the same time, however, the large number of shared cultural features indicates that, despite local variations, all of these groups can be seen to belong to a single people.