Achagua
Indigenous Group Achagua (Also known as: Ajagua, Xagua)
Location Colombia, Rio Meta near Puerto Gaitan.
Estimated Population 280 (2005, Indymedia)
Environment Tropical / Forest / Lowland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter / Fishing / Paid Labor / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Achagua
Classification: Arawakan, Maipuran, Northern Maipuran, Inland
Dialects: Close to Piapoco
Alternate names: Ajagua, Xagua
Website URLs Indymedia: The Achaguas and the privatisation of the Meta river
Cultural Survival: Mission to Colombia
Ethnologue: Achagua, A Language of Colombia
Traditional Story Achagua
Redacción Actualidad Étnica
Language Map: South America
Country Study: Colombia
NGOs Organizacion National Indigena de Colombia (ONIC)
Organización de los Pueblos Indígenas de la Amazonía Colombiana (OPIAC)
Cultural Survival