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Coroado (Coroados)

The confusing term Coroado 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 Coroados include:
1) The Bororo tribe (or Bororos Coroados)
2) The Puri tribe (or Puris Coroados)
3) The Kaingang tribe

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

 Bororo tribe
 Kaingaing tribe
 Amazonian tribes
 Indigenous languages of Brazil
 Macro-Ge language family

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



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