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Candoshi-Shapra
 
Indigenous Group Candoshi-Shapra (Also known as: Kandoshi; Candoshi; Candoxi; Murato)
Location Peru, department of Loreto, province of Maynas, the Alto Nucuray, Lago Rimachi (Musa Karusha), Morona, Pastaza, Huitoyacu, and Chapuli rivers
Estimated Population 3515 (2001, Peoplegroups)
Environment Rainforest / Lowland / Riverine / Tropical
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Agriculture / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Candoshi-Shapra
Classification: Language Isolate
Dialects: Chapara (Shapra), Kandoashi. May be distantly related to Arawakan
Website URLs Ethnologue: Candoshi-Shapra, A Language of Peru
The Linguist List: The Candoshi-Shapra Language
Selvas Peru: Candoshi-Shapra
Peru Ecologico: Candoshi
Indigenous Organisations in Peru
Socio-Environmental And Community Forest Conflicts In Latin America
Peru-Occidental Petroleum Corporation Invades Candoshi Homeland
NGOs Federación de Comunidades Nativas Candoshi del Distrito de Pastaza (FECONACADIP)
Organización del Morona (OSHDEM)
Federación Shapra del Morona (FESHAM)
Forest Conservation Portal

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