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"Pakang" is an alternate name for the Bara tribe of Brazil and Colombia. It comes from a word in the language of their Nheengatu neighbors, and refers to the same ceremonial herb the name Bará does.

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

 Pakang language
 Tucanoan languages
 Colombian tribes
 Amazon Indians
 South American languages

Here are a few good books about the Pakangs:
 The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
 The Amazonian Languages

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