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Yanesha (Yaneshá, Yanesha')

"Yanesha" is an alternate name for the Amuesha, a Native American tribe of Peru. Both names come from their own tribal language, but Yanesha (which means "we people") is used by more of the people.

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

 Yanesha language
 Native South Americans
 Tribes of the Amazon

Here are a few good books about the Yaneshas:
 The Power of Love: Moral use of knowledge amongst the Amuesha
 The Amuesha People of Central Peru
 Languages of the Amazon

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