People of the Center

Project Statistics

  • Sessions: 2024
  • Audio recordings: 1968
  • Video recordings: 1340
  • Annotations: 773
  • Images: 182

Last update: 2017-3-19

The area where the languages of the People of the Center is spoken, the North West Amazon, is one of the world’s most diverse areas in various respects. Its diversity in botanical and zoological species correlates with a diversity in languages and cultures. Geographically, this region is characterized by a generally flat landscape covered by lush rain forest, drained by numerous small rivers which feed into several large rivers that originate in the Andes and feed into the Amazon, still over 3,000 kilometers away from the Atlantic Ocean.

Read more…