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Tamanaku Indian Language

Tamanaku is an extinct Cariban language of South America, once spoken in Venezuela. It was similar to the living language Enepa.

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˜Tamanaku Language Resources

Tamanaku Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Tamanaku language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
Ethnologue: Tamanaku:
     Demographic information on the Tamanaku language.
Tamanaku Language Tree:
    Theories about Tamanaku's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
La Lengua Mapoyo-Tamanaku:
    Information on the Mapoyo and Tamanaku languages including a linguistic map of Venezuela. Page in Spanish.

Tamanaku Culture and History Links

Catholic Encyclopedia: Tamanac:
    These articles are from 1907 and are often culturally biased, but this one includes some good information
    about the little-known Tamanac tribe.
Native Legends of a Deluge:
     Description of a flood myth of the Tamanacs.
Amalivaka, el mito caribe de la creación:
     Information about the Tamanacos in Spanish.



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