Krenak

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A language of Brazil

Population

10 (Moore 2006). Ethnic population: 150 (Moore 2006).

Location

Northeastern Minas Gerais, east bank of Doce River, between Resplendor and Conselheiro Pena towns; some in Mato Grosso and Paraná and reservations in east São Paulo state.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Only older women. All others have switched to Portuguese [por].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.