Kwamalasamutu

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Kwamalasamutu
Kwamalasamoetoe
Village
Kwamalasamutu is located in Suriname
Kwamalasamutu
Kwamalasamutu
Location in Suriname
Coordinates: 2°20′N 56°47′W / 2.333°N 56.783°W / 2.333; -56.783
Country Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname
District Sipaliwini District
Resort (municipality) Coeroeni

Kwamalasamutu, also Kwamalasamoetoe, is a Tiriyó Indian village in southern Suriname (Sipaliwini district), and home to the Paramount Chief of the northern Trios. It also serves as field Headquarters for the Amazon Conservation Team's northeast Amazon projects. Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin has been working here since 1982.

Coordinates: 2°20′N 56°47′W / 2.333°N 56.783°W / 2.333; -56.783