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"Frentones" is a Spanish name given to several tribes of the Gran Chaco area, including the
Toba, Mascoi, Abipon, and Mocovi. "Frentón" means "big forehead" in Spanish; the Spanish
gave them this name because people in these tribes traditionally wore their hair shaved high in
front, making their foreheads appear larger.
Frentones Indian Resources
Here are links to our webpages about the Frenton tribes and languages:
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Here are a few good books about the Abispons:
An Account of the Abipones
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