News of this people
Bom Futuro capacita indígenas para combate a incêndios
Índios brasileiros têm genes próximos aos dos aborígenes australianos
Estudos revelam origem dos ameríndios
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.