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Native American Tribes of French Guiana (Guyane)

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to French Guiana Indian tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from French Guiana that is not currently listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please contact us about contributing information to our site.

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The original inhabitants of the area that is now French Guiana included:

The Arawak Indians
The Carib Indians
The Palikur Indians
The Wayampi Indians
The Wayana Indians

Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in French Guiana:

Indigenous Peoples of Guyana: Information and photographs of the Guayanese Indian tribes.
Animism and Folklore of the Guiana Indians: Online book of Arawak, Carib, and Makusi mythology.
Native American Nations in Northern South America: Information and photographs of tribes in this region.
French Guiana Language Map: Images showing the distribution of languages spoken in French Guiana.



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