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"Apurucayali" is the name of a dialect of the Asheninka language. The Apurucayali dialect is also known as Ajyininka, Ajyeninka, or Axininca. Many linguists consider Apurucayali to be a distinct language rather than a dialect, since although it is closely related to Asheninka, speakers of the two languages cannot understand each other well (similar to the relationship between Spanish and Italian.)

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Here are links to our webpages about the Apurucayali tribe and language:

 Ashaninka culture
 Ashaninka pronunciation
 Arawakan languages
 Native South American
 Tribes of Amazon

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Apurucayali Indians:
 Ajyininka Apurucayali
 Apurucayali Bibliography

And here are a few good books about the Apurucayalis:
 Asheninka Stories of Change
 Salt of the Mountain: Campa Ashaninka History and Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle
 Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual
 Asheninca Del Apurucayali

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