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"Masaca" is an alternate name for the Aikana tribe. This originally was a band or village name, referring to Aikana people in the vicinity of Rio do Ouro. Sometimes it is also used to refer to the dialect of the Aikana language spoken in this region.

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Masaca Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Masaca tribe and language:
 Masaca language
 Arawak languages
 Brazil indigenous peoples
 Amazonian languages
 South America indigenous people

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

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