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The Kuna and the Mola Cooperative

Most Kuna Indians live on the San Blas Islands, in Panama City, or in Colon, Panama. Although the Kuna have had extensive contact with Europeans and other outsiders for over 400 years, they have maintained their independence. In 1926 the Kuna rebelled against local Panamanian authorities, and an autonomous territory, now called Kuna Yala, was established.

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