American Indian languages * American Indian tribes * What's new on our site today!

  * Find Native American ancestors in your family tree

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.

Sponsored Links

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

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 the Cashinahua language. PDF format.
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.
Cashinahua:
    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

Kashinawa Culture:
    Articles on the history and traditions of the Cashinahua tribe.
Pueblo Cashinahua * Cashinahua-Junikuin * Los Cashinahua: * Caxinauás:
    Information about the Cashinahuas in Spanish and Portuguese.

Sponsored Links

Books For Sale On The Cashinahuas

How Real People Ought to Live: The Cashinahua of Eastern Peru:
    An interesting ethnography of the Cashinahua tribe.



Back to Native American Societies and Cultures
Back to our page of South American Natives
Back to Native American Websites for kids


American Indian art * Indian jewelry online * Carib language * Bi * American Indian tattoos

Would you like to sponsor our work on the Kaxinawa/Cashinahua Indian language?

Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2015 * Contacts and FAQ page