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Indigenous Communities from French Guiana

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Arawak

Indigenous Group Arawak (Alternative names: Lokono)
Location French Guiana, Northwestern coastal areas (along Maroni River) and coastal areas near the capital, Cayenne
Estimated Population Various estimates: 150 (retrieved 2005, SIL)
Environment Tropical forests
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Fishing / Hunting / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Arawak
Classification: Arawakan, Maipuran, Northern Maipuran, Caribbean
Alternative Names: Lokono
Website URLs Linguistic cultures, variations and teaching
French Guiana Indigenous Peoples Demand Land Rights in National Park
French Guiana
Caribbean Amerindian Centrelink
Languages of French Guiana
NGOs Federation of Amerindian Organizations of Guyana (FOAG)
ASC Cayenno
Hanaba Lokono

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