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"Carmelitano" is an alternate name for the Baure language of Bolivia. It refers specifically to the dialect of the Baure language once spoken in the village of El Carmen, which is where the name Carmelitano comes from.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Carmelitano tribe and language:

 Arawakan language family
 Amazonian Indians
 Bolivia languages
 South American indigenous

Here are a few good books about the Carmelitanos:
 Baure: An Arawak Language of Bolivia
 Arte y lengua de los indios Baures de los Moxos
 Comparative Arawakan Histories

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