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Waipinomaka (Waipínõmakã, Waipinõmakã)

"Waipinomaka" is an alternate name for the Bara tribe of Brazil and Colombia. It means "fish anaconda people" in their native language, a reference to a mythological ancestor.

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

 Bara
 Tucanoan language
 Colombia tribes
 Amazonian Indians
 South American languages

Here are a few good books about the Waipinomakas:
 The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
 The Amazonian Languages



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