Ngäbe people

The Ngobe Bugle Guaymí or ( new self-designation as an umbrella term for the Ngobe or Unterethnien Ngäbe and Bugle ) are an indigenous people in Panama and Costa Rica. Especially you live in the remote areas of the territory Ngöbe Buglé - which was formed from parts of the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí and Veraguas.

The traditional subsistence economy of Guaymí consists of farming, husbandry, hunting and fishing.

Linguistically decompose the Guaymí in two very different large local variations ( or, according to SIL International, individual languages ​​): Buglere with 2,500 speakers and Ngäbere, which is the most widely spoken language of the Chibcha language with about 130,000 speakers.

In May 2012, protesting Guaymí Indians against the construction of the Barro Blanco hydroelectric power plant, which would have the flooding of Ngöbe Territories result. Several protesters were arrested during the protests. The project also endangers the existence of the Tabasara - frog. The Senckenberg Institute in Frankfurt was able to prove 33 amphibian species as " endangered" or " critically endangered". Conversely, living there for 15 % of Panama as referred to in the way endangered species in Tabasara area. Along the Tabasara live 5,000 Ngobe.