Pai Tavytera
Indigenous Group Pai Tavytera (Also known as: Pai, Tavytera, Ava, Kaiowa, Paĩ-Tavyterã, Paiú-Tavyteraú, Pa’i Tavytera).
Location Paraguay, Eastern, Colonia Juan Carlos.
Estimated Population 9,000 (2005, Instituto Socioambiental)
Habitat Rainforest / Savanna / Highland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Agriculture / Paid Labor / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Pai Tavytera
Classification: Tupi, Tupi Guarani, Guaran
Alternate names: Pai, Tavytera, Ava
Website URLs Museobarbero: History of the Pai Tavytera indigenous of Paraguay
Mendozas Gallery: Guarani
Instituto Socioambiental: Guarani Kaiowa and Nandeva
Society: Guarani
Paraguay: Guarani Indian history
Guarani: The language and the people
Plant diversity in Paraguay: People of the RNBM
Paraguayan Language Policy: A Sociolinguistic and post-colonial perspective
NGOs Social Innovation Entrepreneurs Impact: Sustainable Development Initiatives
Fundacion Moises Bertoni: Sustainable Social and Economic Development
Minorities at Risk: Assessment for Indigenous Peoples in Paraguay
Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM)