News of this people
O grito da Selva ao Planalto: povos indígenas de Rondônia estão em Brasília
Projeto Açaí capacita professores indígenas de 32 etnias
Comunidades indígenas de Rondônia recebem investimentos
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.