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Category
Current Population (speakers)

Languages

Language Current population (ethnicity) Current population (speakers) Former population estimate Subsistence preference Subsistence notes Density Sedentism Ecotome (riverine/interfluvial/coastal/desert/savannah/etc.) Social hierarchies Multilingualism (rare/occasional/common) Contact languages Marriage pattern Notes Source Created By
Baniwa 6000 large AG dense sedentary Riverine
Eñepa 3500 medium AG medium sedentary
Makushi 25000 large AG dense sedentary
Sikuani 23000 large HG medium mobile
Cubeo 6150 large AG medium sedentary Riverine Phratric exogamy used as lingua franca
Nheengatu 8000 large AG dense sedentary Riverine exclusively the product of language shift
Sanumá 5000 large HG medium seasonal Interfluvial
Yanomam 9000 large HG medium seasonal Interfluvial
Yanomami 18000 large HG medium seasonal Interfluvial
Makiritare 6000 large AG medium sedentary