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Walimanai

"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.

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

 Baniwa language
 Arawakan
 Brazil indigenous
 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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