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Came Masa (Camemasa)

"Came Masa" is an alternate name for the Barasana tribe of Colombia. It comes from the native name of one of the tribal clans, and means "people of Comea." Comea is a placename from Barasana mythology, which which the Came Masa are associated.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Came Masa tribe and language:

 Barasana
 The Tucanoan language family
 The Amazon
 Colombian Indian
 South American tribe

Here are a few good books about the Came Masas:
 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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