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Indigenous Communities from Venezuela

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Piaroa
Indigenous Group Piaroa (Also known as: Kuakua, Guagua, Quaqua, Wo’tuja, De’áruwa)
Location Venezuela, Amazonas State, South bank of the Orinoco River, inland from the Paguasa River to Manipiari
Estimated Population 12,400 (1992, CSAC)
Environment Riverine / Tropical Rainforest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Agriculture / Fishing / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional / Assimilated
Language Family Piaroa
Classification: Salivan
Alternate Names: Kuakua, Guagua, Quaqua

Dialects: Maco (Mako, Itoto), Piaroa
Website URLs Ethnologue, Piaroa: A Language of Venezuela
Piaroa Indians
Orinoco Online, De’Aruwa
CSAC, Examples Of Indigenous Ecosystems In Greater Amazonia
Indigenas Venezolanos
laneta: Impacts of Ecotourism in Venezuela
NGOs Planeta.com
Peaceful Societies
World Resources Institute (WRI)

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