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Anti Languages and the Anti Indian Tribes

"Anti" is an alternate name for the Arawakan Indian tribes of Peru (the Ashaninka, Machiguenga, Nomatsiguenga, Caquinte, and Yanesha.) It comes from the Incan word anti, meaning "east," because these tribes collectively lived to the east of Incan lands.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Anti Indians and their languages:

 Ashaninka
 Machiguenga
 Caquinte
 Yanesha
 Arawakan language family
 South American tribes
 Amazonian culture area

Here are a few good books about the Antis:
 Families of the Forest
 Ashaninka Stories of Change
 Salt of the Mountain: Campa Ashaninka History and Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle
 Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual



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