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"Dzawinai" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia.
In their language, it means "jaguar people."
Here are links to our webpages about the Dzawinai tribe and language:
Languages spoken in Brazil
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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