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There are two different South American tribal names spelled "Uari" in Portuguese:
1) Wari, the endonym (self-designation) of the Pakaas Nova tribe of Brazil. It means "we" in their
2) Uarķ, an alternate name for the Aikana tribe of Brazil. This probably came from their tribe's name in
the language of one of their neighbors. They are not related to the Wari/Pakaas Nova tribe.
Here are links to our webpages about the Uari tribes and languages:
The Arawakan languages
South American Indian art
Here are links to some online resources about the Uari:
Indigenous Peoples of Brasil: Uari'
Wikipedia: Pakaa Nova/Uari
Here are links to some good books about the Uaris and other Brazilian Indians:
Native and National in Brazil
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