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Baniva-Yavitero

"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.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Baniva-Yavitero tribe and language:

 Baniva language
 Yavitero language
 Arawakan language family
 Colombia Indians
 Venezuela Indians
 Amazon
 South American tribes

Here are a few good books about the Baniva-Yaviteros:
 Languages of the Amazon
 Spanish-Baniva Dictionary



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