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Ticuna
Indigenous Group Ticuna (Also known as: Tikuna, Tukuna)
Location Peru, Northeastern Amazon River Region, from the island of Cajacuma (north of San Pablo) up to the Brazilian border.
Estimated Population 8000 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Tropical Rainforest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunting / Gathering / Fishing / Agricultural Sales
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Ticuna
Classification: Language Isolate
Alternative Names: Tikuna, Tukuna
Dialects: Not listed
Website URLs Ethnologue
Jaars Museum of the Alphabet, Ticuna of Peru
Peru Ecologico
Redbook on Endangered Languages
NGOs AIDESEP (Asociación Interétnica para el Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana)
Amazon Alliance

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