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Madi Indian Language (Yamamadi)

Madi is an Arawan language of South America, spoken by around 800 people in Brazil. They are also known as the Yamamadi, Jamamadi, Jamamadí, Yamamadí, Kanamanti, or Canamanti.


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Madi Language Resources

Ethnologue: Jamamadí:
    Demographic information on the Madi language.
Jamamadi Language Structures:
    Jamamadi linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
La Lengua Madi:
    Madi language information including linguistic maps of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Madi Language Tree:
    Theories about Madi's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Wikipedia: Madi:
    Encyclopedia entry on the Madi language.

Madi Culture and History

Indigenous Peoples of Brazil: Jamamadi:
    Online ethnography of the Jamamadi people.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Jamamadi People:
Encyclopedia articles about the Jamamadi tribe.
Os Jamamadi: * Povo Jamamadi:
Information about the Madi in Portuguese.



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