OLAC Record

Title:The Villas Boas Brothers
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: A short text written by a Trumai teacher in October 1995, during an educational course organized in the Xingu reserve. It is about the arrival of the Villas Boas brothers to the Xingu region. These brothers helped to organize, officialize and administer the "Xingu Indigenous Reserve". ----- PORTUGUÊS: Tequeno texto escrito por uma professora Trumai em Outubro de 1995, durante um curso de educação que ocorreu no Xingu. Fala sobre a chegada dos irmãos Villas Boas ao Xingu. Estes irmãos ajudaram a demarcar e a administrar o "Parque Indígena 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.
A Trumai student writes about a historical fact: the arrival of the Villas Boas brothers to the Xingu region.
The text was originally writen in Trumai. It was translated into Portuguese and English by the researcher, with the help of the Trumai speaker.
The author of the text is Speaker7.
Speaker7 is a native speaker of Trumai. Her mother is Trumai, her father is Kamayurá. She is married to a Kayabi man, and has a little daughter. She is a school teacher and is engaged in the educational program that is trying to revitalize the language. Speaker7 has worked in the production of educational materials; she teaches Trumai to her students.
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).
This text was produce in written format. There is no audio recording.
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai history
Portuguese language
English language
Trumai language
Subject (ISO639):por


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Citation: Speaker7; Raquel. 1995-10-21. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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