Wai-wai people

Wai-wai people

About Wai-wai people

The Wai-wai are a Carib-speaking ethnic group of Guyana and northern Brazil. They are part of the Amerindian population that make up part of South America and are an indigenous group. They are one of the smallest of the Amerindian groups with a population estimated at around 1137 people and are a nomadic hunting and gathering group. Their society consists of different lowland forest peoples who have maintained much of their cultural identity with the exception of Christianity which was introduced to them in the late 1950s.

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