Kulina people

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Kulina
Total population
5975 (2007–2010)
Regions with significant populations
 Brazil 5,558 (2010)[1]
 Peru 417 (2007)
Languages
Kulina[2]
Religion
Shamanism[1] and Christianity[2]

The Kulina are an indigenous people of Brazil and Peru. 2,540 Kulina live in Amazonas and Acre in Brazil; while 400 live in southeastern Peru, along the Purus and Santa Rosa Rivers.[2]

Name[edit]

Besides Kulina, they are also called Corina, Culina, Kulína, Kulyna, Madihá, and Madija.[2]

Language[edit]

Kulina people speak the Kulina language, which is an Arawan language. Parts of the Bible have been translated into Kulina.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kulina: Introduction." Povos Indígenas no Brasil. Retrieved 19 Feb 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Kulina." Ethnologue. Retrieved 19 Feb 2012.

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