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Xiriana Indian Language

Xiriana is an Arawakan language of South America, spoken by 900 people in Brazil. It is not related to the Ninam language of the same region, which was also called "Xirianá" by the Portuguese.

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Xiriana Language Resources

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

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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.

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