Native American Indian languages
"Ponpukare" is an alternate name for the Apurina tribe, an American Indian culture of Brazil.
Ponpukare comes from their name for themselves in their own language, Pop
ĩkar i, which means "we people."
Here are links to our webpages about the Ponpukare tribe and language:
Languages in Brazil
The Amazon people
Here are a few good books about the Ponpukares:
A grammar and a vocabulary of the Ipuriná language
Comparative Arawakan Histories
Languages of the Amazon
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