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Bará-Tuyuka (Bara-Tuyuca)

"Bará-Tuyuka" is a collective name for several Tucanoan tribes of Colombia and Brazil, particularly the Bara, Waimaja, Tuyuka and sometimes Barasana tribes. Bara-Tuyuka is also commonly used to refer to the sub-branch of the Tucanoan language family including the Bara, Waimaja, Tuyuka, and Juruti languages (but not the more distantly related Barasana language.)

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Here are links to our webpages about the Bara-Tuyuka tribes and languages:

 Tucanoan language family
 Brazilian tribes
 Amazonian Indians
 South American languages

Here are a few good books about the Bará-Tuyukas:
 The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
 The Amazonian Languages

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