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Kapon (Kapón)

"Kapon" is is the endonym of the Akawaio, Patamona, and other Carib-speaking tribes of Guyana and northern Brazil (that is to say, their name for themselves in their own language.) It means "People of the Sky."

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Kapon Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Kapon tribes and languages:
 Akawaio/Kapon language
 Patamona language
 South American mythology
 Languages in Brazil
 Amazon rainforest people
 South American Indian civilizations
 Cariban language family

Here are links to other online sources about the Kapon:
 Kapong languages
 Wikipedia: Kapon people

Books about the Kapons

Here are a few good books about the Kapon tribes:
 Legends and Myths of the Aboriginal Indian of British Guiana
 An introduction to the Akawaio and Arekuna peoples
 Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples

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