Kuikuro

Project Statistics

  • Sessions: 113
  • Audio recordings: 99
  • Video recordings: 18
  • Annotations: 41
  • Images: 30

Last update: 2017-3-19

Making the video “Smell of Pequi” in the village of Ipatse (Vincent Carelli, 2005)

The aim of Project – situated in the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum (MN) of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) – is to implement a multimedia and interdisciplinary database or Archive of the Kuikuro language, one of the variants of the Upper Xingu Carib language. The Kuikuro Archive contains a lexicon, transcribed and annotated oral performances of different genres, a lexicon, word and sentences lists, musical and visual materials, grammatical, ethnographical and historical studies, materials written by the indigenous teachers and their students.

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