Native American languages * Native American Indian people * Indian cultural heritage

Crichana (Crichaná)

"Crichana" is an alternate name for the Atroari tribe. The origin of the name Crichana is unclear; it may have been a band name or the name of another tribe that was absorbed into the Atroari.

Sponsored Links

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

 Waimiri Atroari
 Amazonian tribe
 Language Brazil

Here are a few good books about the Crichanas:
 Ethnobotany of the Waimiri Atroari Indians
 The Amazonian Languages

Back to our Native American encyclopedia

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

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