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"Kangutu" is an alternate name for the Apurina tribe, an American Indian culture of Brazil.
Kangutu comes from a word in their own language, K„k
it i, which means "person."
Here are links to our webpages about the Kangutu tribe and language:
Languages of Brazil
People in the Amazon rainforest
Here are a few good books about the Kangutus:
A grammar and a vocabulary of the IpurinŠ language
Comparative Arawakan Histories
Languages of the Amazon
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