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"Waliperedakenai" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia.
In their language, it means "grandchildren of the Pleiades." This band is also known as Siusi, which is their
name in the language of the neighboring Nhengatu tribe.
Here are links to our webpages about the Waliperedakenai tribe and language:
People of the Amazon rainforest
South American tribes
Here are a few good books about the Waliperedakenais:
Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
Languages of the Amazon
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