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Dzawinai (Dzáwinai)

"Dzawinai" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. In their language, it means "jaguar people."

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

 Arawakan people
 Languages spoken in Brazil
 Amazonian people
 Tribes of South America

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

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