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"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.
Here are links to our webpages about the Ualiperi tribe and language:
Indians in Brazil
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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