Kaxuiâna

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A language of Brazil

Alternate Names
Caxuiana, Kachuana, Kashujana, Kashuyana, Katxuyana-Xikuyana, Kaxuyana-Xikuyana, Kaxúyana, Warikiana, Warikyana
Population

150 (Crevels 2011). Ethnic population: 230 (Crevels 2011).

Location

Pará state: Imabu river near perimetral norte; Trombetes river near junction with Mapuwera. Most among the Trió [tri]; a few among Hixkaryána [hix].

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Pawiyana (Pawixi).

Language Use

Assimilated to the Trió [tri].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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