Iskonawa language

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

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]


  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. ^ http://www.nativeplanet.org/indigenous/ethnicdiversity/latinamerica/peru/indigenous_data_peru_isconahua.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.amazon-indians.org/Uncontacted-Amazon-Indians-Peru.html
  5. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=isc
  6. ^ "Resolución Ministerial N° 163-2018-MINEDU - Ministerio de Educación del Perú (in Spanish)".

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