Native American languages * Native American Indian culture * Tribal genealogy


"Kia" is an alternate name for the Atruahi tribe. It comes from a word in their own language, kinja, which means "real people."

Sponsored Links

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

 Kia language
 Cariban languages
 Amazonian tribes
 Languages spoken in Brazil

Here are a few good books about the Kias:
 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 Kia language?

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