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Yepa-Matso (Yepá-Matsó, Yeba-Matsos)

"Yepa-Matso" 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." Yeba is a Barasana mythological figure, from whom the Yepamatso claim descent.

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

 Barasana language
 Tucanoan tribes
 Language of Colombia
 South America Indian

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