American Indian tribes
Matis Indian Language (Mati)
Matis is a Panoan language of South America,
closely related to Matses.
Matis is spoken by about 100 people in western Brazil. It is an agglutinative language with SOV word order.
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Our list of vocabulary words in the Matis language, with comparison to words in other Panoan languages.
House of Languages: Matís:
Information about Matis language usage.
Demographic information on Matis from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Matse-Matis Language Tree:
Theories about Matis' language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Matis Language Structures:
Matis linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Matis language information including a linguistic map of Brazil. Page in Spanish.
Matis Indians: The Jaguar People:
Article on the Matis people and their traditions.
The Matis of Brazil:
Brief profile of the Matis tribe, with a photograph.
Indigenous Cultures: Matis:
Simple overview of Matis culture.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Matis tribe.
Matis Os Matis Lingua Matis:
Information about the Matis and their language in Portuguese.
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