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Juruti Indian Language (Juriti)

Juruti is a Tucanoan language of South America.
Juruti is spoken by about 1000 people in Colombia and Brazil. The people call themselves Wajiara. Other spellings and tribal names used to refer to the Juruti and their language include Yuruti, Juriti, Yuriti, Yuruti-tapuya, Yurutiye, Juriti-tapuia, Iuruty-tapuya, Waijiara masa-wadyana, Waikana, Patsoka, Totsoca, Wadzana, Waimasá, and Wayhara.

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Juruti Language Resources

Ethnologue: Wajiara/Juruti:
    Demographic information on the Juruti language.
La Lengua Yuruti:
    Information on Juruti in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Yurutí:
    Brief encyclopedia article on the Juruti language.
Yuruti Language Tree:
    Theories about Juruti's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Juruti Culture and History Links

The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia:
    Anthropology book on the social structures of the Yuruti and other Tucanoan tribes.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Grupo Indigena Yuruti:
Information about the Yurutis in Spanish.



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