OLAC Record

Title:Visit to Canarana
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Short text written by a Trumai student. It is a narrative about a visit to the city of Canarana, near the Xingu Reserve. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Pequeno texto escrito por uma estudante Trumai. Trata-se de uma narrativa sobre uma visita à cidade de Canarana, próxima do Parque do Xingu.
The purpose of the project is to document Trumai, a genetically isolate language spoken in Brazil. The archive consists of a collection of texts in the language, plus other kinds of materials relative to the Trumai culture, such as photos, drawings, songs, educational materials, etc.
Short narrative about a visit to the city of Canarana. The text was written by a Trumai student.
The text was produced in Trumai. It was translated into Portuguese with the help of its author (the translation is not totally literal; sometimes it had some editing). The text was further translated into English by the researcher.
The author of the text is Speaker4. Her aunt (Speaker3) helped her with comments or expressions.
Speaker3 is a native speaker of Trumai. She lives in the Terra Preta village, in the central area of the Xingu Reserve. Both her parents were Trumai. Speaker3 lived in the Kamayurá village for many years, when she was still married. Nowadays she is separated, living with her daughter and son. She is middle-aged.
Raquel is a Brazilian linguist. She has been working with the Trumai people since 1989. She has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Rice University (Houston, Texas, U.S.A).
Speaker4 is a native speaker of Trumai. Her father is Trumai, her mother is Kamayurá. Since 1996 she has been living in the city of Canarana, with her family. Before, she was living in the Terra Preta village.
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Personal Narrative
Daily life events
Trumai language
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):tpy


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Citation: Speaker3; Raquel; Speaker4. 1994-05-01. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
Terms: area_Americas area_Europe country_BR country_GB country_PT iso639_eng iso639_por iso639_tpy

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Country: BrazilUnited KingdomPortugal
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