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Motilones Bravos

"Motilones Bravos" is an alternate name for the Bari tribe of Colombia and Venezuela. Motilones is a Spanish word for "shaved heads," and was applied to more than one tribe who used such a hairstyle. Motilones Bravos, meaning "brave" or "wild" Motilones, specifically referred to the Bari people, as opposed to the Motilones Mansos ("gentle" or "domestic" Motilones), which usually referred to the neighboring Yukpas.

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

 Chibchan language family
 Andean region
 Colombia language
 Native South American

Here are a few good books about the Motilones Bravoss:
 The Ecology of the Barí: Rainforest Horticulturalists of South America
 The Languages of the Andes
 Los Barí: cultura del pueblo motilón

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