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"Moriwene" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia.
In their language, it means "children of the water-boa." This band is also known as Sucuriyu, which is their
name in the language of the neighboring Nhengatu tribe.
Here are links to our webpages about the Moriwene tribe and language:
South American Indian tribes
Here are a few good books about the Moriwenes:
Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
Languages of the Amazon
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