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Language: Pijao was an indigenous language of Colombia. The language is no longer spoken, and few
records remain of it. Some people have suggested it may be a
Cariban language similar to Opon-Carare,
while others related it to the Chibchan language
family. The language is not well-attested enough to say for sure.
Pijao has not been spoken since the 1950's.
Encyclopedia entry on the Pijao language.
Demographic information about Pijao from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Pijao Language Tree:
Theories about Pijao's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Ancient Civilizations: The Pijao Warriors
History of the Pijao tribe with pictures of some Pijao artifacts.
A Pijao Sings:
Article about the history of the Pijaos in Colombia.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Pijao Britannica: Pijao:
Encyclopedia articles on the Pijao Indians.
Destruccion de los Pijaos Pueblo Pijao Los Pijaos:
Information about the Pijao tribe in Spanish.
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