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Moriwene

"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.

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

 Baniwa
 Arawakan language
 Brazil language
 Amazon natives
 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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