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CONIBOS, or MANOAS

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 940 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CONIBOS, or MANOAS, a tribe of South American Indians inhabiting the Pampa del Sacramento and the banks of the Ucayali, Peru. Spanish missionaries first visited them in 1683, and in 1685 some Franciscans who had founded a mission among them were massacred. A like fate befell a priest in 1695. They have since been converted and are now a peaceful people.
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