Aguano people


Aguano people

The Aguano (also Awano, Ahuano, Uguano, Aguanu, Santa Crucino) are a people of Peru, consisting of 40 families. They inhabit the Lower Huallaga and upper Samiria rivers, and the right bank tributary of the Marañon River. [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=aga Ethnologue report for language code:aga ] ]

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[see also ahuano ecuador]

The Aguano spoke an extinct unclassified language. It is not listed in Kaufman (1994). According to Ruhlen, this language is the same as Chamicuro (1987, personal communication). Chamicuro speakers say that the Aguano language was not the same as theirs, but the rather that Aguano spoke Quechua (Wise 1987, personal communication).

Links

* Ethnologue: [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=aga Aguano]

Bibliography

* Campbell, Lyle. (1997). "American Indian languages: The historical linguistics of Native America". New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-509427-1.
* Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (Ed.). (2005). "Ethnologue: Languages of the world" (15th ed.). Dallas, TX: SIL International. ISBN 1-55671-159-X. (Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com).
* Kaufman, Terrence. (1994). The native languages of South America. In C. Mosley & R. E. Asher (Eds.), "Atlas of the world's languages" (pp. 46-76). London: Routledge.

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