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Macuna Indian Language (Makuna)
Macuna is a Tucanoan language of South America.
Macuna is spoken by 1000 people in Colombia and Brazil. It is a tone language with OVS word order.
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Macuna Linguistic Description Macuna Phonology Macuna Grammar: Macuna Text Macuna Bible Translation:
Scanned-in Macuna language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Archive of Makuna language recordings available for download.
La Lengua Makuna-Erulia:
Information on Macuna including linguistic maps of South America. Page in Spanish.
Demographic information on Macuna from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Macuna Language Tree:
Theories about Macuna's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Macuna Language Structures:
Macuna linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Books for sale on the Macunas
The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the social structures of the Macuna and other Tucanoan tribes.
History and traditions of the Macuna tribe.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Los Macuna Los indios makuna:
Information about the Macunas in Spanish.
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