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Crichana (Crichaná)

"Crichana" is an alternate name for the Atroari tribe. The origin of the name Crichana is unclear; it may have been a band name or the name of another tribe that was absorbed into the Atroari.

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

 Waimiri Atroari
 Cariban
 Amazonian tribe
 Language Brazil

Here are a few good books about the Crichanas:
 Ethnobotany of the Waimiri Atroari Indians
 The Amazonian Languages



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