Y = YAWANAWA Rapé – made by Yawanawa tribe from Brazil. A very powerful and beautiful feminine rapé, which is akin to the ‘Warrior princess’ – superb for deep cleansing, re-aligning, and connecting more to the powerful feminine-yin energies.
Wonderful for intense meditation, energetic releasing, deep healing, and profoundly connecting to your chakras and energetic field.
The Yawanawá (yawa = “wild boar” and nawá = “people”) or Yaminawá (also known as Iaminaua or Jaminawa) are an indigenous people who live in Acre in Brazil, Madre de Dios in Peru, and Bolivia.
Their homeland is located in the state of Acre, Brazil. Their current population is approximately 1,300 people, who are distributed amongst seven main communities along the Gregório river.
The Yawanawa Indigenous Gregório River has 187,000 ha, is located 94 km from the city of Tarauacá in Acre. It’s population is distributed in seven communities located on the river Gregório: Matrinchã, Amparo, Sete Estrela, Tibúrcio, Escondido, Mutum e Nova Esperança. The village New Hope (Nova Esperança) and Amparo are represented by COOPYAWA.
The Yaminawá translated to “people of the axe.” They are also called the Iaminaua, Jaminawa, Yaminawá (in Brazil), and Yaminahua (in Peru and Bolívia), as well as Yuminahua, Yabinahua, Yambinahua, Yamanawa, and other variants. The Yaminawá name was given to them by outsiders. They have several autonyms including Bashonawá (basho = “opossum”), Marinawá (mari = “cutia”, an agouti), Xixinawá (xixi = “white coati”, a Brazilian aardvark).