Panama Ethnic Groups

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Indigenous Groups of Panama

Indigenous groups currently inhabit five "comarcas" in Panama.

Group Location
Emberá  Areas of Darién, by the banks of rivers such as the Chucunaque, Tuira, Balsas, Chico, Jaqué, Sambú, Río Bagre
Wounaan By the banks of Río Chagres en Alto Chagres, Mocambo Abajo, San Antonio, Gamboa, and Emberá Gatún
Kunas Archipielago of Kuna Yala
Ngöbe - Buglé Provinces of Chiriquí, Bocas del Toro, and Veraguas
Teribe (Nazo) Western part of the province of Bocas del Toro,primarily along the banks of the Teribe river
Bokotá Small communities spread between the provinces of Bocas del Toro and Veraguas.
Bri Bri On the border with Costa Rica, near the Río Yorkín y Sixaola tributary in the province of Bocas del Toro


Extinct Indigenous Groups

Some indigenous groups are extinct, such as the Doraz or Dorasque people, who mainly inhabited the town of Dolega in the province of Chiriqui. The Dorasque eventually intermarried with the local population and ceased to exist as a distinct group. However, they left behind a written language. 

Resources

  • Research paper on current indigenous groups in Panama.

http://www.monografias.com/trabajos14/indigenas-panama/indigenas-panama.shtml

  • Geographical location of indigenous groups


  • Bibliography of indigenous groups in Panama.

http://binal.ac.pa/binal/iframes/archivos/UNA_BIBLIOGRAFIA.pdf



Jewish People of Panama

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Panama.html


Chinese People of Panama