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Yebamasa (Yeba Masa, Yebá-Masă, Yebámasa)

"Yebamasa" is an alternate name for the Barasana tribe of Colombia. It comes from the native name of one of the tribal clans, and means "Yeba's people." Yeba is a Barasana mythological figure, from whom the Yebamasa claim descent.

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

 Barasana
 Tucanoan tribes
 Amazon Indian
 Language spoken in Colombia
 Native South Americans

Here are a few good books about the Yebamasas:
 Barasano Syntax: Studies in the Languages of Colombia
 The Fish People: Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia
 The Amazonian Languages



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