Koriabo is a community in the Barima-Waini region of Guyana, standing at an altitude of 36 metres. Barima and Koriba form an Amerindian communitywhich is mainly inhabited by Warao people with a minority of Arawak and Kalina people.
Dutch plantations were established in the area in the 1760s.Koriabo was established as a mission in 1946. The economy is based on subsistence farming. Gold mining in the area is threatening the water supply.
Barima-Waini is a region of Guyana. Venezuela claims the territory as part of Guayana Esequiba.
Matthews Ridge is a small town within the Barima-Waini administrative region of Guyana.
Mabaruma is the administrative centre for Region One (Barima-Waini) of Guyana. It is located close to the Aruka River on a narrow plateau above the surrounding rainforest at an elevation of 13 metres.
The Tiriyó are an Amerindian ethnic group native to parts of northern Brazil, Suriname, and a disputed area with Guyana. In 2005, there were approximately 2,761 Tiriyó in the three countries. They live in several major villages and a number of minor villages in the border zone between Brazil and Suriname. They speak the Tiriyó language, a member of the Cariban language family and refer to themselves as tarëno, etymologically 'people from here' or 'local people'.
Kamwatta Hill is a community in the Barima-Waini Region, in northern Guyana. Kamwatta is an Amerindian village inhabited by Warao and Arawak people.
Santa Rosa is a community in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana. Santa Rosa mission was established in 1840, and is one of the earliest Catholic Missions in Guyana. The village is part of the North West Amerindian District.
Kwebanna is an Amerindian village in Barima-Waini region, in the north of Guyana. Kwebanna is connected by road to Kumaka, Barima-Waini.
Assakata or Asakata is a village in Barima-Waini region, in the north of Guyana. Assakata is an Amerindian village inhabited by Warao and Arawak people, located in the swamps and marshes between the Barima and Pomeroon River.
Baramita, is a community in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana, standing about 20 miles west of Matthew's Ridge, at an altitude of 99 metres.
Hosororo is a community in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana, on the west bank of the Aruka River, 10 km (6.2 mi) from the river's mouth, and three miles from Mabaruma.
Achiwib is a village in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region of Guyana. Achiwib is an Amerindian community, and has as 2020, a school. The main language spoken in the village is Wapishana language.
The Waini River is a river in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana. It flows into the Atlantic Ocean near the border with Venezuela. The upper portion of the river flows through the Guianian moist forests, while the lower Waini river flows through the eastern extent of the vast Orinoco Delta swamp forests before emptying into the sea.
Imbaimadai is a community in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region of Guyana.
Annai is a small village in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region of Guyana.
The Arawak village of Wakapau is located in the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region of Guyana, on the Wakapau River, a tributary on the west bank of the Pomeroon River, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from its mouth.
Tumatumari is a community in the Potaro-Siparuni Region of Guyana, located some 15 km upstream of the confluence of the Potaro and Essequibo Rivers.
Orealla is an Indigenous community in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region of Guyana, on the Courantyne River, approximately 33 miles (53 km) south of Crabwood Creek and 11 miles (18 km) north of Epira, located at, altitude 11 metres. 15 miles (24 km) south-east on the other side of the Courantyne River lies the Surinamese village of Apoera. Orealla is an indigenous village.
Aishalton is an Amerindian village that is situated in the Rupununi savannah of southern Guyana, in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region of the country.
St. Monica Karawab is a village in the Pomeroon-Supenaam region of Guyana. The village is an Amerindian village.
Guyana, officially the Co‑operative Republic of Guyana, is a country on the northern mainland of South America. It is considered part of the Caribbean region because of its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with other Anglo-Caribbean countries and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Venezuela to the west, and Suriname to the east. With 215,000 square kilometres (83,000 sq mi), Guyana is the third-smallest sovereign state on mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.
Atkinson, Sharon (2016). "OUR LAND, OUR LIFE" (PDF). Forest Peoples. Amerindian Peoples Association and Forest Peoples Programme. ISBN 978-0-9935190-7-9.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
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