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Waica (Waicá )

"Waica" is a name used to refer generally to several different rainforest tribes of Venezuela and Brazil, particularly the Akawaio and Yanomam tribes. The name comes from an indigenous word for "warrior" or "enemy" and has the connotation of referring to unconquered or "wild" Indian communities. Akawaio people don't normally use this word to refer to themselves, but some Yanomam people do.

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Waica Indian Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Waica tribes and languages:
 Akawaio/Waica
 Language spoken in Venezuela
 Language spoken in Brazil
 Native of South America
 Carib languages

Here are a few good books about the Waicas:
 An introduction to the Akawaio and Arekuna peoples
 Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples



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