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"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.
Here are links to our webpages about the Taiwano tribe and language:
Tucanoan language family
Amazon rainforest tribes
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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