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Saliba Indian Language (Saliva)

Saliba is a Saliban language of South America.
Saliba is spoken by around 1500 people in Venezuela and Colombia. It has SOV word order. Their tribal name is also spelled Saliva, Sáliba, or Sáliva.

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Saliba Language Resources

Northern Colombia Language Map:
    Map showing where in South America the Saliba language is spoken.
Diccionario Saliba:
    Online Spanish-Saliba glossary, with some audio clips of spoken words.
Ethnologue: Sáliba:
    Demographic information on the Saliba language.
Lengua Saliva:
    Saliva language information including linguistic maps of Colombia and Venezuela. Page in Spanish.
    Wikipedia article about the Saliba language.
Saliba Language Tree:
    Theories about Saliba's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Saliba Language Structures:
    Saliba linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Grupo Indigena Saliba: * Pueblo Sáliba:
Information about the Salibas in Spanish.

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