Asurini of Xingú

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Asuriní de Koatinema, Asurini do Xingú, Awaeté, Awaté
Population

120 (2006 ISA). Ethnic population: 120 (2006 ISA).

Location

Para State, Rio Picava off Xingu river near Altamira, at least one sizeable village.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Different from Tocantins Asurini (Akwaya) [asu], and Arawete [awt].

Language Use

All under 40 also use Portuguese [por] (Crevels 2007).