Cinta Larga

ETHNONYMS: Baatpétamãe, Maatpétamãe


Almost all social activity is regulated by kinship. There is evidence that the so-called subgroups (Kabã, Kak , and M) are clans. The filiation of each is patrilineal.


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Junqueira, Carmen, and Betty Mindlin (1987). The Aripuanã Park and Polonoroeste Programme. Document 6. Copenhagen: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs.

CARMEN JUNQUEIRA (Translated by Ruth Gubler)

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