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"Hohodene" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia.
It is also spelled Hohódene or Hohodené. In their language, it means "children of the partridge." The Hohodene
are sometimes also also known as Heirieni, "children of the sun."
Here are links to our webpages about the Hohodene tribe and language:
Indigenous people of Brazil
South American languages
Here are a few good books about the Hohodenes:
Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
Languages of the Amazon
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