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Rewa Village – North Rupununi – Canoe Paddling

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An Amerindian paddles a dugout canoe in the Rewa River in Rewa Village in the North Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America.

Rewa, located at the confluence of the Rewa and Rupununi Rivers, is home to about 300 Amerindians of the Makushi Tribe. It is known for the famous “Rewa Eco Lodge,” luscious fishing grounds and beautiful scenery.

Rewa Village – North Rupununi – Guyana – South America

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The village of Rewa in the North Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America is located at the confluence of the Rewa and Rupununi Rivers.

Rewa is home to the beautiful nature resort, “Rewa Eco Lodge.” It offers good fishing grounds and beautiful sightseeing opportunities from the top of the mountains.

Rewa village is home to about 300 Amerindians of the Makushi Tribe.

The Rupununi Rodeo – Scenes

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The Rupununi Rodeo celebrations take place every year on the Easter Weekend at the Rodeo Ground in Lethem, Rupununi, Guyana, South America. It consists of astounding performances by highly skilled cowboys and cowgirls of the Rupununi Savannahs who ride the wild bulls and horses.

The photo above was taken during the 2018 Rodeo by Amanda Richards. Used with permission.

Rupununi River – Boating – Kids

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Kids of Yupukari Village, Central Rupununi Savannahs, Guyana, South America get ready for an educational and recreational boating activity up the Rupununi River.

The word “rupununi” is derived from the Makushi word “rapon” which is the name of a duck found along the Rupununi River.

Rupununi River – Boating

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Kids of Yupukari Village boating up the Rupununi River on a recreational and educational tour.

Did you know that the word “Rupununi” is derived from a Makushi word “rapon” which means “black bellied whistling duck”? The black bellied whistling duck is found along the banks of the Rupununi River.

Sandbank – Rupununi River

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Kids of Yupukari Village in Central Rupununi, Guyana, South America enjoy some recreational and educational activities on the sandbank of the Rupununi River.

Yupukari River is home the Caiman House Eco Lodge which grew out of international research of the endangered black caiman. The black caiman is only remaining in about three places on earth – the Rupununi River being one of them.

Rupununi Scenes – Games

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Football is the traditional game of the Rupununi Savannahs. In this photo, two teams compete against each other in Kumu Village while a group of spectators cheer. In the background is the Kanuku Mountains.

Photo date: August 2014.

Rupununi Savannahs – Games

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The game of the Rupununi – like neighboring Brazil – is football. In this photo, Rupununians have fun with a game of football in the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America.

The photo above was taken around June 2014.

School Athletics – Rewa Village – North Rupununi Savannahs

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It’s school sports time in Rewa Village – North Rupununi Savannahs, and these Rupununi Tigers won’t get left behind! Did you know that some of Guyana’s greatest athletes hail from the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana?

The photo above was taken around June 2014 in Rewa.