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Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Drawing of a hawk, animal that the Upper Xingu groups like to have as a pet. They build a house in the form of a cone in order to host the hawk. Its feathers can be used to produce body ornaments. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Desenho sobre ao gavião, animal que os povos alto-xinguanos gostam de criar. Eles constroem um casa em forma de cone para o gavião ficar. Suas penas podem ser usadas em enfeites de festa.
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.
Drawing of a Hawk, with comments.
The comments are in Portuguese and English.
The drawings were made by a Trumai young artist, Speaker9.
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).
Speaker9 is a native speaker of Trumai. His mother is Trumai, his father is Waurá. Speaker9 writes well in Trumai; he is also an artist, producing beautiful drawings and paintings.
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai tradition
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):por


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Citation: Raquel; Speaker9. 2003-09-22. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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