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"Arakmbut" is a tribal name used by the Amarakaeri and Huachipaeri tribes of Peru.
The spelling "Arakmbut" is generally only used by Amarakaeri people, as most Huachipaeris spell and pronounce
it "Harakmbut," with an H, instead. Arakmbut may originally
have meant something along the lines of "good hunters," but is used to mean simply "human beings" or "people" today.
It is also used by linguists to refer to the language family including Amarakaeri and Huachipaeri.
Here are links to our webpages about the Arakmbut tribe and language:
Native American tribes in South America
Indigenous Amazon tribes
Here are a few good books about the Arakmbuts:
Arakmbut Mythology, Spirituality, and History
The Last Shaman
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