OLAC Record

Title:Letter to a friend
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Letter written by a Trumai student in 1996 (it is not a real letter. It is just an activity made during a Trumai class). It is a short letter to a friend, telling the news. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Carta escrita por uma estudante Trumai em 1996 (não se trata de uma carta real. É apenas um exercício feito durante aulas de escrita em Trumai). Trata-se de uma pequena carta a uma amiga, contando as novidades.
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.
Letter written by a Trumai student in 1996 (it is not a real letter. It is just an activity made during a Trumai class).
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 Speaker7.
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).
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.
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai tradition
Trumai language
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):tpy


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Citation: Raquel; Speaker7. 1996-10-01. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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Country: BrazilUnited KingdomPortugal
Area: AmericasEurope

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