Aguano

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Aguanu, Awano, Santa Crucino, Uguano
Population

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: 40 families in Santa Cruz de Huallaga.

Location

Loreto Region, lower Huallaga and upper Samiria rivers, right bank tributary of Maranon river.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Other Comments

Ruhlen (1987) says this is the same as Chamicuro [ccc]. Chamicuro say they were not the same, but the Aguano spoke Quechua (1987 M. Wise).