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Iskonawa language

Isconahua (iskonawa)
Iscobaquebo (iskobakebo)
Native toPerú, Brazil
Native speakers
82 (2000)[1]
Panoan
  • Mainline Panoan
    • Nawa
      • Poyanawa
        • Isconahua (iskonawa)
Language codes
ISO 639-3isc
Glottologisco1239[2]

Isconahua or Iscobaquebo is an indigenous American language of the Panoan family. It is spoken by the Isconahua tribe in Peru.[3] The Isconahua is a very isolated tribe and has very little contact with the outside world.[4] As of 2000, there were 82 speakers.[5]

It has an official alphabet approved by the Ministry of Education of Peru[6]

References

  1. ^ Isconahua (iskonawa) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Isconahua". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ [www.nativeplanet.org]
  4. ^ [www.amazon-indians.org]
  5. ^ [www.ethnologue.com]
  6. ^ "Resolución Ministerial N° 163-2018-MINEDU - Ministerio de Educación del Perú (in Spanish)".