Indigenous Group Pume (Also known as: Pumé, Yaruro)
Location Venezuela, in the Amazonas and Apure States by the Orinoco, Sinaruco, Meta, and Apure Rivers
Estimated Population 3,396 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Tropical Savannah
Lifestyle Sedentary / Semi-nomadic
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Fishing / Agriculture / Paid Labor / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Fairly traditional / Assimilated
Language Family Pumé
Classification: Unclassified
Alternative Names: Llaruro, Yaruro, Yaruru, Yuapín
Website URLs Pumé: A Language of Venezuela
Indígenas Venezolanos (translated by Google)
Yaruros (translated by Google)
The Yaruros
Pume Tidbits
Languages of Venezuela
NGOs Cultural Survival: The Pumé Project