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 (yä′nə-mä′mē) or Ya·no·ma·mo (-mō′)
n. pl. Yanomami or Ya·no·ma·mis or Yanomamo or Ya·no·ma·mos
1. A member of a South American Indian people living in widely scattered villages along the Brazil-Venezuela border.
2. The language of the Yanomami.

[Yanomami yąnomamö, human being.]


(ˌyɑ nəˈmɑ mi)
n., pl. -mis, (esp. collectively) -mi for 1.
1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of S Venezuela and adjacent parts of Brazil.
2. the family of four languages spoken by these peoples.
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23) Subsequent to this decision, the Report on the Human Rights Situation in Brazil noted little improvement in the situation of the Yanomani.
TURNER, Terence; KOPENAWA YANOMANI, Davi 1991 "I fight because I am alive".
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Esto se refiere, antes que nada, a la etnia yanomani, considerada patrimonio de la humanidad por su considerable antiguedad (Mosonyi, 2007), que se apoya en la espina dorsal de unos 30-50 mil anos de historia.
Follows a historical documentation of how the Europeans influenced the discovery of medicinal plants from Africa and a chapter about Amazonian Indians including only information on arrow poisons, narcotics and stimulants used by the Yanomani and other Amazonian tribes.
2) en la Amazonia peruana y, a lo largo del continente americano, los quiche, mataco, chiriguano, bororo, shuar, yanomani, por nombrar algunos.
Termino Termino valido de Termino recomendado uso menos frecuente rechazado Abasi / Abasies Abasida Abbasi /Abbasida Aimara Aymara Alaui Alauita / Alahui Askenazi As uenazi Es uenazi/Eskenazi inca / Incaico Inka / Incasico Nazari Nazarita Quechua Quichua Kechua / Quechue Yanomami Yanomani Tabla II: Denominaciones de pueblos y culturas sobre los cualesw en el Diccionario panhispanico de dudas se advierte sobre su ambiguedad o sobre errores frecuentes en su uso.
115/96 [El caso 'Ogoni']; Indigenas Yanomani v Brasil, Decision 7615, CIDH, Inter-American YB on Hum.
Similar arrangements exist in other parts of the country; in 1992, the Brazilian government set aside an area of rainforest for the Yanomani indians, protecting it from miners, but the indians have yet to be granted land rights; Nelson Mandela opened the World Parks Congress in South Africa last September, where the presence of more than 120 indigenous groups ensured that the land rights in protected areas issue was on the agenda