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Yukpa
Indigenous Group Yukpa (Also known as: Yuko, Yucpa, Yupa, Northern Motilón, Carib Motilon, Motilones Tame, Manso)
Location Venezuela, Zulia State, bordering Columbia
Estimated Population 3100 (retrieved 2006, Joshua Project)
Environment Tropical mountains and forest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Fishing / Agriculture / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Yukpa
Classification: Carib, Northern, Coastal
Alternate Names: Yuko, Yucpa, Yupa, Northern Motilón
Dialects: Yrapa, Rio Negro
Website URLs Yukpa: A Language of Columbia
Venezuela's Indigenous Peoples Protest Coal Mining
Venezuela and Indigenous Rights
Yukpa (translated version)
Venezuela: Paramilitaries Attack Indigenous
Massacre Among the Yukpa-Indians, Venezuela
Venezuela: Indigenous Peoples: Picture Gallery
Spectacled Bear and Culture
Georaphy of Venezuela
NGOs Indígenas Venezolanos (translated version)
Forests.org
Earthhope Action Network
Minorities at Risk

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