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"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, Popĩkari, which means "we people."

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

 Apurina language
 Apurina words
 Apurina animals
 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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