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˜Witoto Culture and History

As a complement to our Witoto language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Witoto tribe and their society. Please note that Witotos and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Witoto history is interesting and important, but the Witoto 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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Witoto Lifestyle and Tradition

Huitoto Indians:
    Introduction to the Witoto tribe's culture and history, including photographs.
Witoto Culture:
    Article on Witoto history and lifestyle.
Witoto Tribe:
    Witoto facts and a photograph.
Witoto Indian Legends:
    Collection of Witoto myths and legends.
Religions of Native South Americans: * Creation Account of the Uitoto of Colombia:
    Online texts about Witoto and Native Guyanese ceremonies, myths, and religious traditions..
Witoto Video:
    Movie clips of a Witoto family demonstrating their traditional way of life.

Books for sale on the Witoto Indians

The Healing Forest: Medicinal and Toxic Plants of the Northwest Amazonia:
    Book on the traditional herbalism of the Witotos and other tribes of the Colombian and Peruvian rainforest.
Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Witotos and Native Americans in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Witoto:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Witoto Indians.
   Los Huitoto * Uitoto * Los indios uitoto * Los huitotos amazónicos del Perú * Los Witoto:
   Information about the Witotos in Spanish.
   Witoto Tribe:
   Witoto links.



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