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Bare Culture and History (Baré, Balé)

As a complement to our Bare language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Bare tribe and their society.

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The emphasis of these pages is on Bares and other American Indians as living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Bare history is interesting and important, but the Bare 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.

Our Bare Websites

Bare Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Bare Indian language.

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Comparative Arawakan Histories:
    Anthropology book on the Baré and other Arawakan tribes of the Amazon.
The Amazonian Languages:
    Linguistic information about Bare and many other Amazonian languages.

Bare Lifestyle and Tradition

Indian Peoples of Venezuela:
    Maps showing the location of Bare lands on the Venezuela-Brazil border.
We Were Not Indians:
    Oral history told by a Baré man, including the tribe's origin story and several prophecies.
Orinoco Online: Bare:
    Culture and traditions of the Bare tribe, with photographs of Bare artifacts. In English and Portuguese.
Database for Indigenous Cultural Definition: Baré:
    Anthropological data about the Bare Indians.
Indian Tribes of South Venezuela:
    Online museum exhibit on the history of the Baniva, Piapoco, Warekena, Curripaco, and Barauna tribes.

Bare Politics, Issues, and News

Guardians of the Forest:
    Interview with a Baré tribal leader about the meaning of environmental protection in the Amazon.
We Are Made Invisible:
    Article about prejudice against Tikuna, Bare and other indigenous people in Brazilian cities.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Baré:
Encyclopedia articles on the Bares.
Povo Baré * Os Barés:
Information about the Bares in Portuguese.
Los Baré:
Information about the Bares in Spanish.
Barauna * Ihni:
Links about individual Baré subgroups.

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