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Jivara: See Jivaro

"Jivara" is an alternate spelling of Jivaro, a cultural and linguistic grouping of several related Amazonian tribes of Peru and Ecuador.

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Jivara Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Jivara tribes and languages:
 Jivaro tribes
 Shuar
 Achuar
 Maina
 Achuar people
 Amazonian Indian
 Jivaroan language family
 Tzantza (shrunken heads)

Here are links to some online resources about the Jivara tribes:
 Jivaro Culture
 Jivara Civilization
 Wikipedia: Jivaroan peoples
 Encyclopedia Britannica: Jívaro

Books about the Jivaras

Here are a few good books about the Jivara tribes:
 The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls
 Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon
 In the Society of Nature: A Native Ecology in Amazonia
 Upriver: The Turbulent Life and Times of an Amazonian People



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