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Update 2021

July 2021, it seems that the Covid-19 pandemic has passed the village of Palumeu; everyday life goes on as usual; the men go hunting for days and the women prepare cassava bread and kasiri. However, anyone who visited the village here in 2019 will notice that the beautiful village and the adjacent eco resort are …

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Looking back at 2020

Due to the Covid-19 measures there are limited domestic flights carried out. The Mulokot foundation, together with various donors, ensures that the various indigenous villages receive a food package. Fortunately, the residents of Palumeu were also able to get food through the crops (cassava), fishing and hunting. What no one expected was that the cassava …

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The documentary “Our boys in the jungle”.

From 1945 to November 25, 1975, about 1000 boys, often just 18 years old, left for Suriname to do their conscription, the troops TRIS (Troops in Suriname) stood for peace and security. Palumeu is one of the villages where one of the expeditions went. In the documentary you see beautiful images of Palumeu in the …

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Covid-19 and the failed cassava harvest.

Due to the Covid-19 measures there are limited domestic flights carried out. The Mulokot foundation, together with various donors, ensures that the various indigenous villages receive a food package. Fortunately, the residents of Palumeu were also able to get food through the crops (cassava), fishing and hunting. What no one expected was that the cassava …

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Covid-19 has great impact for Palumeu.

In January, the first reports of a new virus, the Covid 19 / Coronavirus reach us, in a short time there is a pandemic and many countries are going into lockdown. On March 13, 2020 the first contamination of Covid-19 in Suriname is a fact and the effects are immediately felt for the indigenous villages, …

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Founding of the Paatu – Palumeu foundation.

December 12, 2019 a happy day for the residents of the Wayana / Trio village of Palumeu. After months of preparations with the various parties, including the basja’s and residents of Palumeu, the deed was signed. Captain Pesiphë Padoe and Chairman Espanyo have signed the deed at the notary office. The foundation of the foundation …

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