News of this people
A morte do pajé Tëpi Matis e a força desencorporada da cobra
2017: perspectivas de mudanças de cenários no Médio Solimões
Violações aos direitos indígenas são debatidos no Médio Solimões
- Other names
Where they are How many AM 4.002 (Siasi/Sesai, 2014)
- Linguistic family
The Kanamari call themselves tukuna, a term which means ‘people’ and which they extend to all other Katukinan-speaking Amerindians. In spite of the turmoils which the twentieth century brought them, in particular the increasing and violent presence of non-Amerindians, the Kanamari nonetheless managed to maintain their language, an extensive mythological tradition and their rich ritual complex.