Sanuma

Sanuma

About Sanuma

The Sanum, also referred to as Sanema, Sanima Tsanuma, Guaika, Samatari, Samatali, Xamatari and Chirichano in the literature, are a South American tropical rain forest tribe related to the Yanomami. They number about 1500 and live on both sides of the border of Brazil and Venezuela. In Venezuela they are found in the Caura River and Ventuari River basins where they live alongside the Ye'kuana. The Sanuma language is a Yanomam language.

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