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Indigenous Communities from Suriname

Arawak | Maroon |

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Maroon
Indigenous Group Maroon (Also Known as: Marronage, Cimarrón, Cima)
Location Suriname, Jamaica, Amazon River Basin to the American states of Florida and North Carolina. Lawa River. Also found in French Guiana
Estimated Population 23,000 (1995, SIL International)
Environment Forest / Mountain / Tropical
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Fishing / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Saramaccan
Classification: Creole language, English Creole
Dialects: Matawari
Website URLs Maroon Group of Suriname
UNESCO/JLU
Wikipedia – Maroon
NGOs Stop Violence Against Women
The Amazon Alliance

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