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Carutana-Baniwa (Karutana-Baniwa)

"Carutana-Baniwa" (also Karutana-Baniwa and Karutiana-Baniva) are names used by linguists to refer to the Baniwa and Carutana languages of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. These two languages are very closely related to each other, and are considered by many linguists to be dialects of a single language, which they consequently call Carutana-Baniwa.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Carutana-Baniwa tribes and languages:

 Carutana
 Baniwa
 Arawakan language family
 Brazilian Indian
 Amazon natives
 South American languages

Here are a few good books about the Carutana-Baniwas:
 Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
 Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
 Languages of the Amazon



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