Indigenous Group Wayana (also known as: Oayana, Alukuyana, Guayana, Oyana, Ojana, Ajana, Aiana, Ouyana, Uajana, Upurui, Oepoeroei, Roucouyen, Oreocoyana, Orkokoyana, Urucuiana, Urukuyana, Alucuyana)
Location French Guiana: High-Maroni, mainly in four villages: Cayodé, Tuenké, Taluhen, Antécume-pata
Estimated Population 750 (1997, Environmental Health Perspectives)
Environment Lowland, tropical rainforest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Fishing / Gatherer / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Wayana
Classification: Arawakan, Suriname, Wayana
Alternative names: Guyana, Oayana, Uaiana, Alukuyana, Upurui, Aoiana, Oyana, Wajana

Dialects: Rucuyen (Roucouyenne), Urucuiana (Urucena)
Website URLs Gold-Mining Activities and Mercury Contamination of Native Amerindian Communities
Guyane Les Wayanas
Wayana Language
Les Amerindiens
Aparai and Wayana
Solidarité Guyane
Friends of Peoples Close to Nature
Amazon Alliance