Curripaco

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Curipaco, Karrupaku, Koripako, Kuripaco, Kurripaco, Waquenia
Population

7,000 in Colombia (Civallero 2008). Population total all countries: 11,880. Ethnic population: 7,060 (Crevels 2007).

Location

Guainía, Isana, and Inírida rivers. Headwaters of the Río Negro. Also in Inírida, Barrio La Primavera. Also in Brazil, Venezuela.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Similar to Baniwa [bwi].

Language Development
NT: 1959.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

The ethnic group is related to the Puinave [pui] and Piapoco [pio] (2011 Suárez).

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