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Macuna Indian Language (Makuna)

Macuna is a Tucanoan language of South America. Macuna is spoken by 1000 people in Colombia and Brazil. It is a tone language with OVS word order.

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Macuna Language Resources

Macuna Linguistic Description * Macuna Phonology * Macuna Grammar: * Macuna Text * Macuna Bible Translation:
    Scanned-in Macuna language materials from the Rosetta Project.
La Lengua Makuna-Erulia:
    Information on Macuna including linguistic maps of South America. Page in Spanish.
Macuna Language:
    Demographic information on Macuna from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Macuna Language Tree:
    Theories about Macuna's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Macuna Language Structures:
    Macuna linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Books for sale on the Macunas
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The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia:
    Anthropology book on the social structures of the Macuna and other Tucanoan tribes.

Macuna Culture and History Links

Macuna Culture:
    History and traditions of the Macuna tribe.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Los Macuna * Los indios makuna:
  Information about the Macunas in Spanish.

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