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Portrait of Rama Cay

Rama Cay is a tiny, tiny island located just a few miles south of Bluefields. It is home to a population of 900 – 1,000 Rama Cay indians, the most densely populated concentration of indigenous people on the coast. Life in Rama Cay is simple: fishing in the bay, farming on the mainland and raising children in […]

Rama Cay Funeral

The Rama indians number only a few thousand dispersed throughout ten communities on the southern Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. The majority live on the tiny island of Rama Cay, a rock peppered with palm trees and palm roofs. On the south end of the island is the school, on the north, the church. It was […]