Suruí do Pará

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Aikewara, Akewara, Akewere, “Mudjétira” (pej.), “Mudjetíre” (pej.), “Mudjetíre-Suruí” (pej.), Sororos, Suruí
Population

260 (2006 FUNASA).

Location

Pará, Araguaia, São João municipality, 110 km from Marabá.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Different from Suruí do Jiparaná [sru]. Member of Akwáwa subgroup. Probably similar linguistic relationship to Asuriní do Tocantins [asu] and Parakanã [pak].

Language Use

Most of the ethnic group still speak their native language (2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

May be same language as Asurini [asu].