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Comematsa (Come-Matsa)

"Comematsa" 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 Come Matsa are associated.

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

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

Here are a few good books about the Comematsas:
 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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