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Title:A report on the creoles of Amapá
Abstract:

There are several varieties of French Creole. This report will focus mainly on those spoken in northern Amapá, Brazil that are usually referred to as Karipuna French Creole. The history of the four people groups in this area is heavily linked to France, and there is still a lot of migration back and forth from French Guiana. The Brazilian groups this paper deals with are the Karipuna (population 1,726), Galibi Marworno (population 1,787), Palikur (population 1,499), and Galibi do Oiapoque (population 30). The regional differences in Creole do not pose a serious barrier to comprehension. Most of the education is in Portuguese and almost everyone is bilingual in that language.

Two other creoles were looked at, Amapá Creole and French Guianese Creole. Amapá Creole was found to be nonexistent.

Contributor (author):Anonby, Stan
Date (W3CDTF):2007
Description (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9041
Extent:27 pages
Identifier (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9041
http://www.sil.org/resources/publications/entry/9041
Is Part Of:SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2007-020
Language:English
Language (ISO639):eng
Spatial Coverage (ISO3166):BR
Subject:Galibi Carib language
Guianese Creole French language
Karipúna Creole French language
Palikúr language
Language surveys; Creole languages
Subject (ISO639):car
gcr
kmv
plu
Type (DCMI):Text

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Citation: Anonby, Stan. 2007. SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2007-020.
Terms: area_Americas area_Europe country_BR country_GB country_GF country_VE dcmi_Text iso639_car iso639_eng iso639_gcr iso639_kmv iso639_plu

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Country: BrazilFrench GuianaVenezuela
Area: Americas


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