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- Indigenous Community in Suriname Demands that
Mining Companies Leave its Territory
- Forest Peoples Program, Information Update, 2 May 1997.
The Indigenous community of Kwamalasemutu in Suriname
has demanded for the second time this year that mining
companies leave its land and that its rights to own and
control those lands be recognized and respected.
Kwamalasemutu is a Trio community of approximately 1500
persons located in the far South of the Suriname rainforest
near the border with Brazil.