Denny Moore

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Denny Moore (born 1944) is an American linguist, and anthropologist.[1]

He graduated from the University of Michigan, and from the City University of New York with a Ph.D. in Anthropology.[when?][2] He has worked for the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development,[3] and is Coordinator of the Linguistics Division, Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Belem-Para, Brazil.[4] He published a grammar of Gavião, a Brazilian Amazonian language.[5][6] He is on the advisory board of the Center for Amazon Community Ecology.[7]



  • "Endangered Languages of Lowland Tropical South America", Language diversity endangered, Editor Matthias Brenzinger, Walter de Gruyter, 2007 ISBN 978-3-11-017050-4


  1. ^ Astor, Michael (11 June 2000). "Linguist Looks to Spoken Record to Provide Clues". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  2. ^ (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on June 12, 2010. Retrieved April 30, 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Project for the Audio-Video Documentation of the Indigenous Languages of Brazil". University of California, Berkeley. 25 October 1996. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  4. ^ "With World Opening Up, Languages Are Losers". The New York Times. Associated Press. 16 May 1999. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  5. ^ Hinchberger, Bill (20 August 2003). "Denny Moore: A Fighting Chance for Indian Languages". Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  6. ^ "About Us: Scientific Advisory Panel". Terralingua. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  7. ^ "Who We Are: Advisory Board". Center for Amazon Community Ecology. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  8. ^ "MacArthur Foundation". Retrieved 2018-07-31.

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