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Desano Indian Language

Desano is a Tucanoan language of South America.
Desano is spoken by around 3000 people in Colombia and Brazil.

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Desano Language Resources

Lord's Prayer in Desano:
    Translations of Christian prayers into the Desano language.
Language Museum: Desano:
    Translation of a Bible passage into Desano.
House of Languages: Desano:
    Information about Desano language usage.
Ethnologue: Desano:
     Demographic information about the Desano language.
Desano-Siriano Language Tree:
    Theories about Desano's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Desano Language Structures:
    Desano linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Books for sale on the Desanos
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The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia:
    Anthropology book on the social structures of the Desano and other Tucanoan tribes.

Desano Culture and History

The Desana Tribe:
    Online ethnography of the Desanas of Brazil.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Lengua Desana:
    Overview of the Desano language in Spanish.
Grupo Indigena Desano:
Information about the Desanos in Spanish.
   Wikipedia: Tucanoan:
    Encyclopedia articles about the Tucanoan languages, including Desano.

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