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Native American Tribes of Guyana
This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Guyanese Indian tribes.
Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Guyana that is not currently
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The original inhabitants of the area that is now Guyana included:
The Akawaio Indians
The Arawak Indians
The Carib Indians
The Macushi Indians
The Mapidian Indians
The Mawakwa Indians
The Patamona Indians
The Pemon Indians
The Shebayo Indians
The Waiwai Indians
The Wapishana Indians
The Warao Indians
Recommended books about Guyana's Native Americans:
Collection of Guayana Indian legends.
Legends and Myths of the Aboriginal Indian of British Guiana:
Description of the native people of Guyana.
Through Indian Eyes: A journey among the Indian tribes of Guiana:
Anthropology text on the Guyana Indians.
Among The Indians Of Guiana:
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Guyana:
Information and photographs of the Guayanese Indian tribes.
Indigenous Peoples of Guyana:
Texts about Witoto and Native Guyanese ceremonies and myths.
Religions of Native South Americans:
Online book of Arawak, Carib, and Makusi mythology.
Animism and Folklore of the Guiana Indians:
Images showing the distribution of languages spoken in Guyana.
Guyana Language Map:
Information and photographs of tribes in this region.
Native American Nations in Northern South America:
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