Taurepang

Introduction

The Taurepang are indigenous peoples in the states of Brazil and Venezuela. The have a population estimated at some 28,000 individuals.

Most Taurepang are located in the Venezuelan savannah (27,157 persons in 2001 ). The rest, a few hundred more, are located in the Brazilian state of Roraima, on the border with Venezuela, in the indigenous territories of São Marcos and Raposa Serra do Sol, where they coexist with the Macuxi and Ingarikó .

Learn more about the Taurepang at socioambiental.org/en/povo/taurepang

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