Native American languages * Native Americans today * Native American genealogy


"Assurini" is a name that is sometimes used for some of the Tupian tribes of Brazil, particularly the Awaete and Akwaya tribes. The name Assurini was given to them by a neighboring tribe and means "red people."

Sponsored Links

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

 Amazon tribes
 Brazil language
 South American indigenous

Here are a few good books about the Assurinis:
 Os assurini do Xingu: Historia e arte
 Languages of the Amazon

Back to our Native American encyclopedia

Would you like to help support our organization's work with the Assurini language?

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