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Taiwano

"Taiwano" is an alternate name for the Barasana tribe of Colombia. It comes from the name of one of the tribe's important divisions. The name Taiwano comes from the language of the neighboring Nhengatu tribe. In their own language, the Taiwano people call their group Eduria.

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

 Taiwano language
 Eduria
 Tucanoan language family
 Amazon rainforest tribes
 Colombian Indians
 South American Indian tribes

Here are a few good books about the Taiwanos:
 Barasano Syntax: Studies in the Languages of Colombia
 The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
 The Amazonian Languages



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