Wao Tededo Language Materials
Rival, Laura. Trekking through History: The Huaorani of Amazonian Ecuador. Columbia University Press. New York: 2002.
Robert Wasserstrom, Waorani Warfare on the Ecuadorian Frontier, 1885–2013.
Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, November 2016, Vol.21(3), pp.497-516.
Ore Nenquimo, "Fishing for pirañas in the kapok harvest." YouTube video. 6:36 January 20, 2019
"The Huaorani are approximately 1,800 today (they were around 600 when ﬁrst contacted in the early 1960s). Hunters, gatherers, sporadic gardeners, and now occasional oil workers, they live in 27 communities dispersed within a vast, legally titled territory located between the Rivers Napo and Curaray." Laura Rival, Ethnos, vol. 70:3, 2005"The Attachment of the Soul to the Body among the Huaorani of Amazonian Ecuador ," p 22.
Camilo Tademö Wamöñe and other Waorani with Catherine Peeke, Palabras y frases útiles Castellano-Huarani
Boster, James S., James Yost and Catherine Peeke, Rage, Revenge, and Religion: Honest Signaling of Aggression and Nonaggression in Waorani Coalitional Violence. Ethos Volume 31, Issue 4, December 2003, Pages 471-494
The past tense marker -tapa generally follows the person marker except in
the case of the first person where the person marker is inserted between the two syllables of the past tense marker. Example
go-ta-bo-pa I went
go-kan-tapa. He went
go-dan-tapa She went
go-ta-moni-pa. We went
go-mini-tapa. You all went
go-dani-tapa They went
The future tense is created by appending -ke-person marker-impa to the verb stem as follows.
kewen-ke-bo-impa. I will live.
kewen-ke-bi-impa. You will live.
kewen-ke-ka-impa. He will live.
kewen-ke-da-impa. She will live.
kewen-ke-moni-impa. We will live.
kewen-ke-mini-impa. You all will live.
kewen-ke-dani-impa. They will live.
DNA Research Halo group C
S. Cardoso et al., (2012).Genetic uniqueness of the Waorani tribe from the Ecuadorian Amazon. Heredity (Edinb). Jun 2012; 108(6): 609–615. Published online Jan 11, 2012. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2011.131
Humberto Awa. Youtube video 5:24 January 23, 2019.
YouTube video 10:58
Yiro Caiga. "On the Origin of White-Lipped Peccary." YouTube video recorded by Tod Swanson. Subtitles in Spanish and Wao Tededo
YouTube video. 5:19