普西克瓦爾人(Pucikwar),是安達曼群島土著大安達曼人10個部落其中之一,由英國人在1860年代辨析出來。此部落生存到1931年。

由於大安達曼人的人數逐步下降,在隨後幾十年中,大安達曼人各個部落要麼完全消失或通過通婚合併。1901年的人口普查中普西克瓦爾減少到50人,到1994年,剩餘的38個大安達曼只有三個人可以追踪他們的祖先和文化回到原來的部落。

參考编辑

  • George van Driem (2001), Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region : Containing an Introduction to the Symbiotic Theory of Language, BRILL, ISBN 90-04-12062-9, "... The Aka-Kol tribe of Middle Andaman went extinct by 1921. The Oko-Juwoi of Middle Andaman and the Aka-Bea of South Andaman and Rutland Island were extinct by 1931. The Akar-Bale of Ritchie's Archipelago, the Aka-Kede of Middle Andaman and the A-Pucikwar of South Andaman Island soon followed. By 1951, the census counted a total of only 23 Greater Andamanese and 10 Sentinelese. That means that just ten men, twelve women and one child remained of the Aka-Kora, Aka-Cari and Aka-Jeru tribes of Greater Andaman and only ten natives of North Sentinel Island ..."