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Hohodene (Baniwa-Hohódene)

"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."

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

 Baniwa language
 Arawakan
 Indigenous people of Brazil
 Amazon natives
 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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