|1,515 (Dec 2011)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Brazil ( Amazonas, Roraima)|
|Waimiri-Atroarí language, a Carib language|
The Waimiri-Atroari or Uaimiris-Atroari are an indigenous group inhabiting the southeastern part of the Brazilian state of Roraima and northeastern Amazonas, specifically the Waimiri Atroari Indigenous Territory. They call themselves Kinja people.
During the 19th century, they were known as the Crichanás, when expansionary segments of surrounding Brazilian people made first contact with them.
- Cavalcante de Sousa, Marcelo (8 Mar 2012). "Ações mitigadoras da Eletronorte pelos impactos provocados pela inundação nas terras dos Waimiri Atroari". Programa Waimiri Atroari. CONVÊNIO ELETRONORTE/FUNAI. Retrieved 13 Apr 2012.
- "Waimiri Atroari: Introduction." Povos Indígenas no Brasil. (retrieved 1 May 2011)
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