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CURETUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 638 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CURETUS, a tribe of South American Indians, inhabiting the country between the rivers of Japura and Uaupes, north-western Brazil. They are short but sturdy, wear their hair long, and paint their bodies. Their houses are circular, with walls of thatch and a high conical roof. They are a peaceable people, living in small villages, each of which is governed by a chief.
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