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Comechingon (plural Comechingones) is the common name for a group of people indigenous to the Argentine provinces of Cordoba and San Luis. They were thoroughly displaced or exterminated by the Spanish conquistadores by the end of the 17th Century.

The two main Comechingon groups called themselves Henia (in the north) and Kamiare (in the south), each subdivided into a dozen or so tribes. The name comechingon is a deformation of the pejorative term kamichingan"cave dwellers"used by the Sanaviron tribe.

It is claimed that there are still six Comechingon families in Cordoba in the barrio Alto alberdi. Information is available from direction de cultura Cordoba.

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