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"Barasana-Taiwano" is an alternate name for the Barasana language of Colombia.
The two major dialects of this language are known as Barasana (or Hanera) and Taiwano (or Eduria),
therefore the longer name "Barasana-Taiwano" is sometimes used, particularly in linguistics texts.
Here are links to our webpages about the Barasana-Taiwano tribe and language:
Tribes in the Amazon rainforest
Tribes of South America
Here are a few good books about the Barasana-Taiwanos:
Barasano Syntax: Studies in the Languages of Colombia
The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
The Amazonian Languages
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