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Manao Indian Language

Manao is an extinct Arawakan language of South America, closely related to the still-living Xiriana language. Manao was once spoken in Brazil.

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Manao Language Resources

Manao Vocabulary:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Manao language, with comparison to words in other Arawakan languages.
Manao Language Tree:
    Theories about Manao's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
La Lengua Manao:
    Manao language information including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.

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Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia:
    Anthropology book on the Manau and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  A rebelião dos Manau * Historia de Manaus:
  Information about the Manaos in Portuguese.

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