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Huari

There are several different South American tribal names spelled "Huari" in Spanish:

1) Wari, the endonym (self-designation) of the Pakaas Nova tribe of Brazil. It means "we" in their tribal language.

2) Huari, a pre-Columbian civilization of Andean Peru. They existed between 500 and 1000 AD, before the time of the Incas.

3) Uarí, an alternate name for the Aikana tribe of Brazil. This probably came from their tribe's name in the language of one of their neighbors (the Pauserna tribe). Neither the Aikana nor the Pauserna are related to the Wari/Pakaas Nova tribe.



Huari Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Huari tribes and languages:
 Huari/Aikana
 Arawak language family
 Indigenous people of Brazil
 Ancient cultures of Peru
 Amazonian people
 South American Indian languages

Here are links to some online resources about the Huari:
 Indigenous Peoples of Brasil: Wari'
 The Huari Culture of Peru
 Wikipedia: Huari culture
 Wikipedia: Pakaa Nova/Wari

Here are links to some good books about the Huaris and other Brazilian Indians:
 Native and National in Brazil



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