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Pyeta Yovai (Pyta Yovai)

"Pyeta Yovai" is an alternate name for the Ayoreo tribe of South America. This is their name in the language of their Guarani neighbors in Paraguay. It means "talons" or "clawed feet," and implies ferocity in war.

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

 Ayoreo tribe
 Zamucoan
 Bolivian indigenous
 Language of Paraguay
 Amazon Indians
 South American Indians

Here are a few good books about the Pyeta Yovais:
 Behold the Black Caiman: A Chronicle of Ayoreo Life
 Folk Literature of the Ayoreo Indians



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