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"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
 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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