Riverine

Category
Ecotome

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
Resígaro 14 medium AG medium sedentary Riverine
Tariana 1500 medium AG medium sedentary Riverine Linguistic exogamy
Yukuna 1000 medium AG medium sedentary Riverine approx 1200 persons within 60-mile radius (Fabre)
Cubeo 6150 large AG medium sedentary Riverine Phratric exogamy used as lingua franca
Tukano 2000 medium AG medium sedentary Riverine Linguistic exogamy used as lingua franca
Kotiria 1000 medium AG medium sedentary Riverine Linguistic exogamy
Nheengatu 8000 large AG dense sedentary Riverine exclusively the product of language shift