Indigenous Group Coconuco (Also known as: Kokonuko)
Location Colombia, Department of Cauca, southeast of Popayan (capital of Cauca), some within Puracé Natural Park
Estimated Population 6,141 (Retrieved 2007, Etnias de Colombia)
Environment Highland
Lifestyle Semi-nomadic
Subsistence Animal Husbandry / Agriculture / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Guambiano
Classification: Barbacoan, Coconucan
Alternate names: Guambia, Moguex, Namdrik
Website URLs The Coconucos (Los Coconucos)
Wikipedia: Coconuco
Ethnologue: Guambiano: A Language of Colombia
Recuperating Devastated Lands: An Experimental Farm in Cauca, Colombia
Indigenous Peoples In Colombia
Sayres, William C. “Historical Perspective in Two Mestizo Communities.” Ethnohistory 3.2 (1956): 154-162
NGOs Cultural Survival (CS)