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Cawishana Indian Language
Cawishana is an extinct Arawakan language of South America.
Cawishana was once spoken in Brazil.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Cawishana language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Cawishana Language Tree:
Theories about Kawishana's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Lenguas del Río Negro:
Information on the Jumana, Pasé, and Kaiwishana languages including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Books For Sale On The Cawishanas
Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
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Anthropology book on the Cawishana and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
American Indian Books:
Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Maipurean Languages:
Encyclopedia article on the Maipurean language family, including Cawishana.
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