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Tiriyometesem: See Akuriyo

"Tiriyometesem" is the name of a subgroup of the Akuriyo tribe. The name means "like the Tiriyos" (a neighboring tribe) in the Akuriyo language; the Triometesen may not have been a distinct band, but rather just communities of Akuriyo-speaking people who had a high degree of intermarriage with the Tiriyos. This tribal name is not commonly used today.

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Tiriyometesem Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Tiriyometesem tribe and language:
 Tiriyometesem
 Language in Suriname
 South American languages
 South American Indian legends and myth
 Language of the Caribs

Books about the Tiriyometesems

Here are a few good books about the Tiriyometesem tribe:
 The Akuriyo of Surinam
 Manufacturing Otherness
 Comparative Cariban Morphosyntax



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