Indigenous Group Bare (Also known as: Baré)
Location Brazil, Amazonas State, São Gabriel da Cachoeira, mid and upper courses of the River Negro, on the rivers Içana and Xié
Estimated Population 2790 (1998, Instituto Socioambiental)
Environment Rainforest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Fishing / Hunting
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Nhengatu
Tupi, Tupi-Guarani, Subgroup III
Alternate names: Yeral, Geral, Língua Geral, Nyengatú, Nheengatu, Nyengato, Ñeegatú, Waengatu, Coastal Tupian, Modern Tupí
Website URLs Ethnologue: Nhengatu, A Language of Brazil
For Want of a Word
Language Born of Colonialism Thrives Again in Amazon
We Were Not Indians
Northwest Amazon
Endangered Languages in Town: The Urbanization Of Indigenous Languages In The Brazilian Amazon
Aboriginal Languages are Officialized in Amazon
Endangered Languages in the News - Nheengatú
NGOs Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)
Coordenacão das Organizações Indígenas da Amazônia Brasileira (COIAB)
Conselho Indigenista Missionário (CIMI)
Cultural Survival
Rio Negro Program (PRN)
Foundation for Endangered Languages
Institute for the Investigation and Development of Linguistic Policy