Zambo ( cafuzo in Brazil, Garifuna in Central America and the Caribbean, lobo in Mexico) is a term for a man with a black and an Indian parent and in the wider sense for a person who has black and Native American ancestors.

The majority of them live in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and northwestern Brazil. But also in the other countries in the Americas, there are Zambos. In Mexico, most of the Lobos has risen within the Mestizenbevölkerung. Only in the state of Veracruz and the Costa Chica ( on the Pacific coast of Mexico) are still some Lobogemeinden to find.

Famous Zambos:

  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Tina Turner