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Pyeta (Pyetas, Pyeta Jovai)

"Pyeta" is an alternate name for the Ayoreo tribe of South America. It comes from their name in the language of their Guarani neighbors, Pyeta Yovai, which means "talons."

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

 Zamucoan language family
 Bolivian Indians
 Paraguay Indian
 Amazonian people
 Native South Americans

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

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