Wiphala, the Aymaran Flag
The Aymara are members of a tribe of Native Americans that live in Bolivia and Peru. They are native to the area around Lake Titicaca. They speak the Aymara language. They call themselves Aymaras.
The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, is Aymara.
The many-colored flag of the tribe is called the Wiphala.
Images for kids
Aymara poncho, 17th or 18th century
Distribution of Aymaras through Bolivia's municipios.
Traditional Aymara ceremony in Copacabana, on the border of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.
Literacy class in El Alto