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"Hanena" is an alternate name for the Barasana tribe of Colombia. It comes from the native name of one of the tribe's important divisions, also spelled Hanera or Janera.

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

 Hanena language
 Tucanoan language family
 Amazon tribes
 Colombian Indians
 South American tribes

Here are a few good books about the Hanenas:
 Barasano Syntax: Studies in the Languages of Colombia
 The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
 The Amazonian Languages

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