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Wariperidakena (Waríperídakéna)

"Wariperidakena" 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 Seuci, which is their name in the language of the neighboring Nhengatu tribe.

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

 Baniwa language
 Seuci
 Arawakan
 Languages in Brazil
 Amazon natives
 South American Indians

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



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