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Ualiperi

"Ualiperi" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. In their language, it refers to the Pleiades constellation. This band is also known as Siuci, which is their name in the language of the neighboring Nhengatu tribe.

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

 Baniwa language
 Siuci
 Arawakan people
 Indians in Brazil
 Amazonian natives
 Languages of South America

Here are a few good books about the Ualiperis:
 Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
 Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
 Languages of the Amazon



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