Kwaimatta

Kwaimatta

Community Atlases produced by Project FAUNA

Year of Production: 
2013

Project Fauna is the field name for U.S. National Science Foundation award DEB 0508094 (2005-2011) “Biodiversity dynamics and land-use changes in the Amazon: multi-scale interactions between ecological systems and resource-use decisions by indigenous peoples”, directed by Principal Investigator Jose M. V. Fragoso.

Kwaimatta

Village Profile

Kwaimatta Village Profile



Population

141

Males

21+23+16

Females

22+26+8

Households

23

Language

Makushi,

Skills

Masons, Guides

Religion

Anglican, Christian Brethren

Village Assets

Boat engine, chainsaw, water pump and solar panels

Employment

Teachers, Health Worker,

Economic activities

Farming, fishing, hunting,

Buildings

Health Post, Primary School, Village office, Teachers Quarters, Hot meal kitchen

Local organization

Wildlife Club, Sports club, Sewing group

PTFA

 

 

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