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"Walipere" is the tribal name of one of the Baniwa subgroups of Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. In their language, it refers to the Pleiades constellation. This band is also known as Siusi, which is their name in the language of the neighboring Nhengatu tribe.

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

 Baniwa language
 Brazil tribes
 Amazon natives
 South American languages

Here are a few good books about the Waliperes:
 Cosmos, Self, and History in Baniwa Religion
 Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans
 Languages of the Amazon

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