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Xavante Indian Language (Chavante, Shavante, Akwen)

Xavante is a Ge language of South America, spoken by 10,000 people in Brazil. Word order is OSV.



˜Xavante Language Resources

Xavante Vocabulary:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Xavante language, with comparison to words in other Macro-Ge languages.
Shavante (A'uwẽ Mreme):
    Phonology and writing system of Xavante.
Lord's Prayer in Xavante * Language Museum: Xavánte:
    Translations of Christian prayers into the Xavante language.
La Lengua Shavante:
    Xavante language information including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Akwe-Xavante
     Information about Xavante language usage.
Xavante Language:
    Demographic information on Xavante from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Xavante Language Tree:
    Theories about Xavante's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Xavánte Language Structures:
    Xavante linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

˜Xavante Culture and History

The Shavante People:
    Article on Xavante history and traditions.
Shavante Culture:
    Brief ethnography of the Xavante Indians.
Xavante * Os Xavantes * Shavante:
    Information on the Xavantes in Portuguese and Spanish.

˜Books For Sale On The Xavantes

Indigenous Struggle at the Heart of Brazil: State Policy, Frontier Expansion, and the Xavante Indians:
    History of the Xavante Indians during the 20th century.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.

Additional Resources, Links, and References

   Lengua Shavante * Los Xavante:
   Information about the Xavante language and people in Spanish.



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