Sikiana [sik] is listed in E16/E17/E18/E19 as a separate Cariban language and
there is a matching ethnic group with this name
( Eithne B. Carlin 2002 ) but their language is ``a very close
dialect'' of Kaxuiâna [kbb] ( Sérgio Meira 1999 :5 ,
Protasio Frikel 1957 :558 ). See also: Kaxuiâna [kbb].