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Kuikuro Indian Language (Kuikúro-Kalapálo)

Kuikuro is a Carib language of South America, spoken by 500 people in Brazil. Word order is fairly free but seems to be primarily SOV.



˜Kuikuro Language Resources

Kuikuro Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Kuikuro language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
Kuikuro Language Project:
    Information on the Kuikuro language from a group working on its preservation.
La Lengua Amonap:
    Information on the Kuikuro and Kalapalo languages. Page in Spanish.
Kuikuro Language:
     Demographic information on Kuikuro from the Ethnologue of Languages.

˜Kuikuro Culture and History Links

The Kalapalo of Brazil:
    Online ethnography of the Kalapalo tribe including photographs.
Kuikuro People:
    Photographs and description of Kuikuro culture.
Kuikuru Culture:
    Article on the history and traditions of the Kuikuro tribe.
The Appearance of the Caraíba:
    Kuikuro oral history about their tribe's first experiences with the Europeans.
Cuicuros * Os Kuikuro (Kuikuru):
    Information about the Kuikuros in Portuguese.

˜Books For Sale On The Kuikuros and Kalapalos

A Musical View of the Universe:
    Interesting book on Kalapalo myth and worldview.
Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil:
    Overview of Kalapalo culture and history.



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