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Documentation and Description of the Yanomama of Papiu, an Endangered Yanomami language of Brazil

 

Language Yanomama
Depositor Helder Perri Ferreira
Affiliation CNRS – CELIA
Location Brazil
Deposit ID 0236
Grant ID SG0003
Funding Body ELDP
Collection Status Collection online

 

Summary of the deposit

Yanomama is a Yanomami language of the Yanomam group and has around 1350 speakers 300, of which live in Papiu, Brazil.

This collection is continuation of the documentation and support of Yanomama. The main goals are:

  1. to record, transcribe and translate 20 hours of audio and/or visual material of a variety of contexts of speech; 5 hours will be fully glossed
  2. to create an online multimedia dictionary of the Yanomama
  3. to publish textbooks of Yanomama folk literature and testimonial narratives;
  4. to train local language consultants in documentation.

 

Group represented

Yanomami people of Papiu, Brazil.

 

Language information

Yanomama is a Yanomami language of the Yanomam group and has around 1350 speakers, 300 of which live in Papiu. It is a dialect of ISO 639-3: wca.

 

Acknowledgement and citation

To refer to any data from the collection, please cite as follows:

Perri Ferreira, Helder. 2014. Documentation and Description of the Yanomama of Papiu, an Endangered Yanomami language of Brazil. London: SOAS University of London, Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-000D-8A00-8>. Accessed on [insert date here].

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