Information from: “South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Routledge
20 percent certain, based on the evidence available
The number of the ethnic group must be considerably lower than the 5,090 registered by the 1994 Indigenous Census, since group membership rather than ethnicity seems to have played a crucial role in this census. Thus, anyone born in Magdalena – or anywhere else in the Province of Itenez for that matter – is considered to be, or considers himself to be Itonama, including whites, mestizos and criollos.
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Information from: “The World Atlas of Language Structures” . Bernard Comrie and David Gil and Martin Haspelmath and Matthew S. Dryer · Oxford University Press