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Paramaccan people

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Paramaccan people

The Paramaccan are a Bushinengue ethnic group living in the forested interior of Suriname, mainly in the Marowijne District.

It is also the eponymous term for their language, which is English-based with influences from Portuguese and other languages. It is similar to the languages spoken by the Aluku and Kwinti.

It has less than 1,000 speakers.

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