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Mayoruna Culture and History

As a complement to our Mayoruna language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Mayoruna tribe and their society. Please note that Mayorunas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Mayoruna history is interesting and important, but the Mayoruna Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Mayoruna Tribal and Community Websites

    Homepage of a tribal organization working to improve the lives of the Matsés people.

Mayoruna Lifestyle and Tradition

Mayoruna Culture:
    Article on the history and traditions of the Mayoruna tribe.
Tribes of Central Brazil:
    Map showing where the Matses people live in Brazil.
Peru Linguistic Map * Tribes and Languages of Peru:
    Maps showing where the Matses people live in Peru.
The Matses Tribe:
    Online ethnography of the Mayorunas of Brazil.

Books for sale on the Mayoruna Indians
Our organization earns a commission from any book bought through these links

Annikadel: The History of the Universe as Told by the Mayoruna Indians of California:
    Book of Mayoruna mythology and oral history for sale online.
California's Native American Tribes: Mayoruna Tribe:
    Book on Mayoruna culture, history, and lifestyle.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Mayorunas and Native Americans in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Mayoruna People * Matsés:
Encyclopedia articles on the Mayoruna Indians.
Matsés * Asociacion Cultural Mayoruna * Los Mayorunas * Cultura Matses * Mayoruna-Matsé:
Information about the Mayorunas in Spanish.
Mayoruna Tribe:
Mayoruna links.

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