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Yanaigua (Yanaiguas)

"Yanaigua" is an alternate name for the Ayoreo tribe of South America. It is their name in the language of their Chiriguano neighbors, and means "wild people" or "forest people."

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

 Ayoreo language
 Zamucoans
 Bolivian indigenous groups
 Paraguay native language
 Amazon jungle tribes
 South American tribes

Here are a few good books about the Yanaiguas:
 Behold the Black Caiman: A Chronicle of Ayoreo Life
 Folk Literature of the Ayoreo Indians



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