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Wayana Indian Language

Wayana is a Carib language of South America, spoken by 700 people in Brazil, Suriname and French Guiana.



˜Wayana Language Resources

Wayana Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Wayana language, with comparison to words in other Cariban languages.
Wayana Indian Language * Wayana Phonology * Wayana Grammar * Wayana Orthography:
    Scanned-in Wayana language materials from the Rosetta Project.
La Lengua Wayana:
    Information on Wayana including a linguistic map of South America. Page in Spanish.
Wayana Prayers:
    Wayana translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Wayana Language:
     Demographic information on Wayana from the Ethnologue of Languages.

˜Wayana Culture and History Links

The Aparai-Wayana of Brazil:
    Online ethnography of the Aparai and Wayana tribes including photographs.
Wayana-Aparai Indians:
    Article on Wayana-Aparai culture and traditions.
Os Wayana-Aparai * Uaianas:
    Information about the Wayanas in Portuguese.



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