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Yepa-Mahsa (Yepa-Mahsã, Yepa-Masa, Yeba-Mahsas)

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

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Here are links to our webpages about the Yepa-Mahsa tribe and language:

 Barasana
 Tucanoan tribes
 Amazonian
 Language spoken in Colombia
 South America Indians

Here are a few good books about the Yepa-Mahsas:
 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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