Description : The project documents the Baure language group with its three dialects: Baure, Carmelito, and Joaquiniano, spoken in the Bolivian Amazonia. Data were collected for a preceding project from 2003 till 2006 and incorporated to the archive. From 2007 till 2013 the current documentation project is collecting data.
The archive contains audio and video data, historical written data, and current and historical images. The language data are annotated in Toolbox and/or Elan. Furthermore, the doctoral dissertation by Danielsen (2007) on the Baure grammar, the dissertation “Von Geistern, Steinen und anderen Leuten: Das Weltbild der Baure im boivianischen Tiefland” (Ghosts, stones, and other people: The worlds view of the Baure in the Bolivian lowlands) by Franziska Riedel (2012), the MA thesis on the Baure nominal classifier system by Lena Terhart (2010), and a number of research articles are available. The project also developed language learning materials in books and digital form.