Indigenous peoples in Guyana

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Indigenous Guyanese
The Lokono Artists Group.jpg
George Simon (Lokono) with members of the Lokono Artists Group. Left to Right: "Puffy" Clenkien, Telford Taylor, Ossie Hussein (standing), Foster Simon, George Simon and Lynus Clenkien
Regions with significant populations
 Guyana Approx. 78,492
10.5% of Guyana's population[1]
English, and Indigenous languages
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Irreligion, Native religions

Indigenous peoples in Guyana, or Native Guyanese, are Guyanese people who are of indigenous ancestry. They compromise approximately 10.5% of Guyana's population of 739,903.[1]

Contemporary groups[edit]

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  1. ^ a b ["Indian, African-Guyanese numbers continue to decline, in census finds mixed race and Amerindian population still growing. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Guyana." Ethnologue. Retrieved 7 Dec 2013.