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Wamïtañarã (Wamutañara, Wamitanara, Wamatañara)
"Wamutañara" is an alternate name for the Bara tribe of Brazil and Colombia.
This is actually the name of one of the Bara clans, and comes from the native name for a type of jungle plant
called "spikemoss" in English.
Here are links to our webpages about the Wamutañara tribe and language:
The Tucanoan language family
South American languages
Here are a few good books about the Wamutañaras:
The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
The Amazonian Languages
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