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"Pamoa" (also spelled "Pamoá," "Pamöá" or "Pamüa") is an alternate name for the Tatuyo tribe of Colombia.
Pamoa is actually the name of one of the major Tatuyo clans, meaning "armadillo," and indeed the
name Tatuyo comes from the word for "armadillo" in the neighboring Nheengatu tribe.
Here are links to our webpages about the Pamoa tribe and language:
Tucanoan language family
South American languages
Here are a few good books about the Pamoas:
The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
Languages of the Amazon
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