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Assurini

"Assurini" is a name that is sometimes used for some of the Tupian tribes of Brazil, particularly the Awaete and Akwaya tribes. The name Assurini was given to them by a neighboring tribe and means "red people."

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Here are links to our webpages about the Assurini tribe and language:

 Awaeté
 Tupi-Guarani
 Amazon tribes
 Brazil language
 South American indigenous

Here are a few good books about the Assurinis:
 Os assurini do Xingu: Historia e arte
 Languages of the Amazon



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