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Coroada (Coroadas)

The confusing term Coroada has been applied to several different indigenous tribes of Brazil. It simply means "crowned" in Portuguese, so it has been used to describe several tribes who have hairstyles that reminded colonists of crowns. Tribes that have been referred to as Coroadas include:
1) The Bororo tribe (or Bororos Coroadas)
2) The Puri tribe (or Puris Coroadas)
3) The Kaingang tribe

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Here are links to our webpages about the Coroada tribes and languages:

 Bororo Indians
 Kaingaing Indians
 Amazon Indians
 Brazilian Indian languages
 Macro-Je language family

Here are a few good books about the Coroadas:
 Space-Time of the Bororo of Brazil
 Vital Souls: Bororo Shamanism



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