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"Telire" is an alternate name for the Cabecar tribe of Costa Rica. It is the name of one of the important Cabecar subgroups, and comes from the Cabecar name of a river that runs through their territory. Telire is sometimes also used to refer to the dialect of the Cabecar language which is spoken in this region.

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

 Cabecar language
 Cabecar indigenous
 Costa Rica language
 Chibchan language
 Central American folklore

Here are a few good books about the Telires:
 Cabecar Dictionary
 When Woman Became the Sea

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