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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.
Waica Indian Resources
Here are links to our webpages about the Waica tribes and languages:
Language spoken in Venezuela
Language spoken in Brazil
Native of South America
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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