Indigenous peoples in Suriname

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Indigenous Surinamese
School children Bigi Poika.jpg
Schoolchildren of the Kali'na community at Bigi Poika in Suriname.
Regions with significant populations
 Suriname ~12,000–24,000
3.7% of Suriname's population[1]
Languages
Dutch, Sranan Tongo, and Indigenous languages
Religion
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Irreligion, Native religions

Indigenous peoples in Suriname, or Native Surinamese, are Surinamese people who are of indigenous ancestry. They compromise approximately 3.7% of Suriname's population of 566,846.[1]

Contemporary groups

See also

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Suriname." CIA World Factbook. Retrieved 8 Dec 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 "Suriname." Ethnologue. Retrieved 8 Dec 2013.