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