Achuar Language Materials

Narrative on historic Shuar war on Canelos and the Pindo.  From Amazoom TV

Shuar/Achuar 1-2 Syllabus

Readings and Resources:

 

Diccionario Achuar/Shiwiar-Castellano

 

Chicham Diccionario Shuar-castellano (Spanish) Paperback – 2005  

 

Fast, Gerhardt.  Fast, Gerhard; Fast, Ruby. 2008.  

Introducción al Idioma Achuar  Instituto Linguistico de Verano, 2008.

 

Fast, Gerhardt.  Fast, Gerhard; Fast, Ruby. 1981. Ministerio de Educación and Summer Institute of 

Linguistics.

Diccionario Shuar Ilustrado.  UNICEF 2006

 

Rouby, Angel.  Shuar Chichám: Gramática Shuar1983  

 

Turner, Glen D. (Edited by Staphen H. Levinsohn).  Una Breve Gramática del Shuar.  Instituto Linguistico del Verano.  1992. 

Juncosa, Jose E. 1999    Etnografía de la comunicación verbal shuar

Simon Overall,  Parrots, peccaries, and people:  Imagery and metaphor in Aguaruna (Chicham) magic songs. International Journal of Language and CultureVolume 6, Issue 1, Feb 2019, p. 148 - 174

https://doi.org/10.1075/ijolc.00020.ove

Quizlet Exercises

Vocabulary 1

Vocabulary 2

Possesive First person

Possesive: Achuar -ntin to Kichwa -yuk

Suffix -nam (in, inside) 

Place: going to, coming from

Questions and answers about family

Verbs:

Copula/ to be

ideophones

Imperative

Present tense in first person

Past

Phrases

Future 

Suffix -jai "with (like Quichua -wa)

Verbs Achuar-English

Verbs Achuar-Quichua

 

Vocabulary:

Adjectives

Phrases expressing quantity with "nukap"

Anatomy 1

Anatomy 2

Antonyms

Birds and Reptiles

Emotions

Greetings

Kinship terms

Places

Plants

Pronouns

Mammals

Audio Recordings:

 

Achuar language video

Shuar narrative on wayusa, natem, and tsantsas, Amazon TV produced by Jorge Lopez Amador

Nucui Creadora de las Plantas

Guia de ceramistas del Transkutuku 2018.pdf

Mensajes del Amazonas :Messages from the Amazonas Delicia Santiak

 

Mensajes del Amazonas :: Messages from the Amazonas - Rafael Ukuncham

 

Mensajes del Amazonas :: Messages from the Amazonas Julio Wisum

 

Mensajes del Amazonas :: Messages from the Amazonas Fidel

Mensajes del Amazonas :: Messages from the Amazonas Jacinto Ampam

 

How to speak Shuar, Como se habla el idioma Shuar

 

La Travesía de Chumpi (2009) Trailer - Documental

 

Sueños del Pueblo Achuar.mp4

 

Shuar Anent on Mouth Bow

 

1921 National Geographic article on Shuar

 

Los Invencibles Shuar del Alto Amazons' shot in 1927 by Salesian Padre Carlos Crespi

Amazonian Archaeology

 

Bill and Gladys Gibson GMU Missionaries to the Shuar

 

Rafael Karsten on Shuar Women’s Songs to Birds.

Rafael Karsten on the difficulty of translating Shuar women’s songs to birds.

Rafael Karsten, Shuar Song to the Cock-of-the-Rock

 

Woman Receives Anent

Brown on Aguaruna thinking and magic

Map of Jivaroan groups

Brown Anen

Brown 1 2 3 4

Brown Map

Frank and Marie Drown on the Shuar language

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