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Krixana (Krixaná)

"Krixana" is an alternate name for the Atroari tribe. The meaning of the name Krixana is uncertain; it may have been a band name or the name of another tribe that merged into the Atroaris.

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

 Amazon Indian
 Native Brazilian

Here are a few good books about the Krixanas:
 Ethnobotany of the Waimiri Atroari Indians
 The Amazonian Languages

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