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Cashinahua Indian Language (Kaxinawá, Caxinaua, Hantxa Kuin)

Cashinahua is a Panoan language of South America.
Cashinahua is spoken by 2000 people in Peru and Brazil. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.

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Our Online Cashinahua Materials

Cashinahua Words:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Cashinahua language, with comparison to words in other Jivaroan languages.
Cashinahua Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Cashinahua words.
Cashinahua Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Cashinawa language.
Cashinahua Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Cashinawa language.
Cashinahua Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in Cashinahua.

Cashinahua Language Resources

Peru Linguistic Map * Tribes and Languages of Peru:
    Maps showing the areas in South America where Cashinahua is spoken.
Cashinahua Indian Language * Cashinahua Linguistic Description * Cashinahua Alphabet * Cashinahua Orthography
    Cashinahua Grammar * Cashinahua Text * Cashinahu Bible Translation:
    Scanned-in Cashinahua language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Human Rights: Cashinahua:
    Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Cashinahua.
Participant Referencing in Cashinahua:
    Linguistics paper on Cashinahua syntax.
Kashinawa Prayers:
    Translations of the Lord's Prayer into the Cashinahua language.
Caxinaua Words:
    Short wordlist from the early 20th century.
La Lengua Kashinawa:
    Information on the Cashinahua language including a linguistic map of Peru. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Caxinaua
     Information about Cashinahua language usage.
    Demographic information on Cashinahua from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Wikipedia: Cashinahua:
    Encyclopedia article on the Cashinahua language.
Cashinahua Language Tree:
    Theories about Cashinahua's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cashinahua Language Structures:
    Cashinahua linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Cashinahua Culture and History Links

The Huni Kuin Tribe:
    Online ethnography of the Cashinahuas of Brazil.
Kashinawa Culture:
    Articles on the history and traditions of the Cashinahua tribe.
Tribes of Central Brazil:
    Map showing where the Cashinahua people live in Brazil.
Pueblo Cashinahua * Cultura Cashinahua * Lengua Cashinahua * Cashinahua-Junikuin * Los Cashinahua: * Caxinauás:
    Information about the Cashinahuas in Spanish and Portuguese.

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How Real People Ought to Live: The Cashinahua of Eastern Peru:
    An interesting ethnography of the Cashinahua tribe.
Wizard of the Upper Amazon:
    Interesting biography of a Peruvian man raised in the rainforest by Amahuaca/Cashinahua Indians.

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