Tapayuna

Introduction

Tapayuna are an indigenous people of Brazil, which has a population estimated at 160 individuals ( 2010 ). They speak the Tapayuna language, which is sometimes considered to be a part of the language Suyá.

They live in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso in the Xingu Indigenous Park, near the Culuene river.

Photo Credit: Aldeia Kawêretxikô (TI Capoto-Jarina). Foto: Beatriz de Almeida Matos, 2010.

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