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"Baniva-Yavitero" is an alternate name for the Baniva del Guainia language of Venezuela and Colombia.
Baniva del Guainia and Yavitero are two closely related Arawakan languages, and although most linguists consider
them to be distinct from one another, the name "Baniva-Yavitero" has sometimes been used to refer to Baniva del Guainia,
in order to distinguish it from the more distantly related Baniva do Icana.
Here are links to our webpages about the Baniva-Yavitero tribe and language:
Arawakan language family
South American tribes
Here are a few good books about the Baniva-Yaviteros:
Languages of the Amazon
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