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Xingu Asurini (Asuriní do Xingú)

"Asurini do Xingu" is an alternate name for the Awaete tribe. Asurini is a name applied to multiple Tupian tribes of Brazil which means "red people," and Xingu is a place name within Awaete territory.

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

 Awaeté
 Tupi Guarani
 Amazonian
 Brazilian language
 South American indigenous

Here are a few good books about the Xingu Asurinis:
 Os asurini do Xingu: Historia e arte
 Languages of the Amazon



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