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Life in the Tropical North:

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Transcript of Life in the Tropical North:

Life in the Tropical North:
What makes a culture unique?

Ecuador
Ecuador's official language is spanish, but at least ten native languages are spoken.
Ecuador has
the largest Indigenous population.
Religions practiced in Ecuador are
Roman Catholic and Indigenous religions. Ecuador is incredibly Roman Catholic, in fact less then ten percent of the population practices another religion.
Suriname
Languages spoken there are
Creole, Dutch and Hindi. Religions there are
Roman Catholic, Hindu, Muslim, and Indigenous religions.
Suriname's largest ethnic group is made up of the descendants of Contract laborers from India.
Columbia
Venezuela
Spanish is the official language of Venezuela but twenty five native languages are spoken. The religions practiced there are Roman Catholic and Indigenous religions. Its capital is Caracas, but
most Venezuelans live along the coast.
The official language
of Columbia is Spanish while 180 native languages are spoken. The religions practiced there are Roman Catholic and Indigenous religions.
The largest ethnic group is the Mesitzos.
Guyana
Languages spoken in Guyana are Creole, English and Hindi.
Religions there are Roman Catholic, Protestant, Hindu, Muslim and Indigenous religions. Ethnic Africans make up one third of the population.
Most people in Guyana live on the coast in small farm towns.
In most countries in the Tropical North people
in in cities.
Together the populations
of Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana
total only about half the population of
Caracas.
Vocabulary-

Ratio- the relationship in amount or size between two or more things.

example: if Mestizos, or people of white and native American descent, are added, the ratio becomes 9 out of 10.

Migrate-to move to an area to settle.

Creole- a group of languages developed by enslaved people on Colony plantations that is a mixture of french spanish and African.
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Together, the population of Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana total only about half the population of Canacus
Canacas
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