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Pichis

"Pichis" is the name of one of the dialects of the Asheninka language. It is closely related to the Pajonal and Perene dialects and is often grouped together with them, although some linguists consider Pichis Asheninka to be a distinct language. Pichis is the native name of one of the rivers in the Asheninka tribal area, and Pichis Asheninka is the dialect spoken by communities near this river.

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

 Pichis language
 Ashaninkas
 Ashaninka pronunciation
 Arawakan language family
 South American languages
 Amazon rainforest tribes

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Pichis Indians:
 Ashéninka Pichis
 Pichis Prayer

And here are a few good books about the Pichis:
 Asheninka Stories of Change
 Asheninka Pichis New Testament
 Salt of the Mountain: Campa Ashaninka History and Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle
 Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual



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