Documentation of the Palikur (Arawak) Language


Documentation of the Palikur (Arawak) Language

Language: Palikúr
Depositor: Elissandra Barros da Silva
Location: Brazil
Deposit Id: 0374
Grant id: SG0291
Funding body: ELDP
Level: Deposit

Summary of deposit
The Palikur is a group of about 2300 people. Around 1400 living in Brazil, at the Indigenous Land of Ua'¡, Oiapoque, Amap'¡, in 12 villages: Kuahi, Ywawka, Flecha, Mangue 1, Mangue 2, Tawari, Amomni, Kwikwit, Pwaytyeket, Kamuywa, Urubu and Kumen. About 900 living in Guyane. In Brazil 80% of natives speak Palikur and Portuguese. In Guyane the French is the mother tongue of youngsters. This project goal is to document in audio and video different genres of spoken Palikur in Brazilian ritualistic speak, narratives, chants and that aren't transmitted to new generations anymore.

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Elissandra Barros da Silva
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