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Pocanga

"Pocanga" is an alternate name for the Bara tribe of Brazil and Colombia. It comes from the Nheengatu language, and refers to the same ceremonial herb the name Bará does.

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

 Pocanga language
 Tucanoan
 Colombian Indians
 Amazonian tribes
 South American Indian languages

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



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