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"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."
Here are links to our webpages about the Assurini tribe and 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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