Foto/Photo: IR/SPI, 1911

Amanayé

  • Other names
    Amanaié, Araradeua
  • Where they are How many

    PA131 (Siasi/Sesai, 2012)
  • Linguistic family
    Tupi-Guarani

Introduction

Amanayé is the self-denomination of the Indians who live on the Upper Capim River, in the State of Pará. The name supposedly means 'association of people', and appears in sources as Manajo and Amanajo as well. Part of the Amanayé may have taken the name of Ararandeuara, in reference to the igarapé (small Amazon waterway) near which they live.