The retrospective history of
Native Americans in Amazonia

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Arawk-Deni of Amazonia
Query from the Tiano-L, 24 November 1998. Reference to view that Archaic Arawak speaking peoples had migrated from Amazonia to the Caribbean Islands. The possible association of the word Taino and Deni.
Ticuna Indian Massacre Trial
Press Release, Environmental Defense Fund, 8 September 1999. Witnesses to the Ticuna Indian massacre of March 1988 are scheduled to testify in the Upper Amazon town of Benjamin Constant. They survived the slaughter ordered by logger Oscar Castelo Branco in which 14 Ticuna were shot to death and 23 were wounded, to prevent the Indians from reclaiming and taking control of their traditional tropical forest lands.