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This bibliography of the Waorani language and culture was originally compiled in 1993 and updated in 2002. It is arranged under the following broad topics:
Linguistics and Language Classification; Applied Linguistics;
Anthropology, Ecology and Health; Indigenous Literature;
Educational Materials; Popular Historical; Websites