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Basic information of the country/area
Name of the country/area Guinea-Bissau
Formal name of the country/area Republic of Guinea-Bissau
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Indigenous signs for "Guinea-Bissau"

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Associação de Surdos da Guiné-Bissau (AS-GB)

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Education for the deaf

Sign language development in Guinea Bissau

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2006. Esforços para educar crianças surdas em Guiné-Bissau. In : Revista da Feneis. No.29. July-September 2006. p.22-23.


History of sign language research



Deaf cultures and Sign Languages of the world: Guinea-Bissau

As comunidades surdas dos Paises Africanos de Lingua Oficial Portuguesa (PALOP)


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