American languages * Native Americans information * Indian horse names

Apurucayali

"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.)

Sponsored Links



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

 Ashaninka
 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



Back to our Native American encyclopedia



Would you like to help support our organization's work with Apurucayali?

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