News of this people
Projeto Açaí III em Médici para formação de professores indígenas
Rondônia efetiva 313 professores indígenas, cria Conselho, garante identidade e conserva língua materna
Mulheres indígenas Karitiana e Cinta-Larga vendem arcos, cocares, cestas, peças de pau-brasil e paxiúba na RRS
Where they are How many RO 320 (2005)
- Linguistic family
The Karitiana comprise one of the many groups located in the state of Rondônia still little studied by Anthropology. In recent years, their main battles in terms of their physical and sociocultural reproduction have been the demands for amplification of their Indigenous Territory and investment in school education, as a form of reinforcing teaching of the Karitiana language – the only surviving member of the Arikém linguistic family – and valorizing the customs and historical narratives that singularize them as a people.