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There are several different South American tribal names spelled "Wari" in English:
1) Wari, the endonym (self-designation) of the Pakaas Nova tribe of Brazil. It means "we" in their
2) Huari, a pre-Columbian civilization of Andean Peru, known as the Wari Empire in English.
They existed between 500 and 1000 AD, before the time of the Incas.
3) Uarí, an alternate name for the Aikana tribe of Brazil. This probably came from their tribe's name in
the language of one of their neighbors. They are not related to the Wari/Pakaas Nova tribe.
Here are links to our webpages about the Wari tribes and languages:
Languages spoken in Brazil
Ancient civilizations of Peru
Native South American Indian
Here are links to some online resources about the Wari:
Indigenous Peoples of Brasil: Wari'
The Wari Culture of Peru
Wikipedia: Wari culture
Wikipedia: Pakaa Nova/Wari
Here are links to some good books about the Waris and other Brazilian Indians:
Native and National in Brazil
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