Akouménaye

Akouménaye
Yawakumenay
Abandoned village
Akouménaye is located in French Guiana
Akouménaye
Akouménaye
Location in French Guiana
Coordinates: 2°57′N 52°24′W / 2.950°N 52.400°W / 2.950; -52.400Coordinates: 2°57′N 52°24′W / 2.950°N 52.400°W / 2.950; -52.400
CountryFrance
Overseas regionFrench Guiana
ArrondissementCayenne
CommuneCamopi
Population
 (1960)[1]
 • Total0

Akouménaye (also: Yawakumenay) was an Amerindian village of the Wayampi tribe in southeast French Guiana, close to the border with Brazil. The village was established in 1946 near Alicoto by the villagers of Tacouné.[2] In 1949, the village had 8 inhabitants.[2] The village chief was Paul Ilpe Alassouka. In 1960, the village was abandoned.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Pierre Grenand, Françoise Grenand, Pierre Joubert et Damien Davy (2017). "Pour une histoire de la cartographie des territoires teko et wayãpi (Commune de Camopi, Guyane française)". Open Edition. Revue d’ethnoécologie (in French): Figure 2. Retrieved 1 August 2020.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ a b "Quelques observations sur les Oyampi de l'Oyapock". Persée (in French). 1950. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
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