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"Walimanai" is an alternate name for the Baniwa tribe of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia.
It is a name from their own language which means "living generations" or "the people alive today,"
as opposed to the ancestors.
Here are links to our webpages about the Walimanai tribe and language:
Tribes of the Amazon
South American languages
Here are a few good books about the Walimanais:
Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
Languages of the Amazon
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