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The Mehinaku

The Dream of Daily Life in a Brazilian Indian Village

by Thomas Gregor

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Brazil,
  • General,
  • Religion / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9327396M
    ISBN 100226307468
    ISBN 109780226307466

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The book is illustrated with Mehinaku drawings of ritual texts and myths, as well as with photographs of the villagers taking part in both everyday and ceremonial activities.

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Thomas Gregor sees the Mehinaku Indians of central Brazil as performers of roles, engaged in an ongoing improvisational drama of community life. The layout of the villag. Buy Mehinaku: The Drama of Daily Life in a Brazilian Indian Village: Drama of Life in a Brazilian Indian Village New edition by Gregor, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The layout of the village and the architecture of the houses make the community a natural theater in the round, rendering the villagers' actions highly visible and : University of Chicago Press. A Walk to the River in Amazonia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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"The book's integration of cosmology with everyday Mehinaku practice, along with its concise and evocative writing style, makes for an important contribution to Amazonian anthropology - Stang's book is one of the best examples of how Amazonian research today is beginning to bridge the previous gap between studies of seemingly abstract cosmology and fine-grained ethnography of everyday practice.".

Zanele Ntokozo Dlamini was born on the 9th of August EmaZabekweni, a rural village in Ixopo, KZN. She matriculated in Montebello, a well-known girl’s only Catholic School located in KZN, she then went on to pursue Biomedical Technology at Durban University of Technology. This book started with a walk to the river, the narrator and reader unfamiliar with the Mehinaku and their world.

Following this, the rest of the book has been an attempt to come to terms with this lived world, so as to return to that walk here* and see what can now be understood of Wanakuwalu’s experience of these moments of ordinary reality.

The Mehinaku are a secretive tribe who are very protective of their way of life and traditions. This film is a musical and spiritual journey to the Amazon and the world of the Mehinaku. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Walk to the River in Amazonia: Ordinary Reality for the Mehinaku Indians by Berghahn Books Staff (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Mr. Gregor, a professor of anthropology at Vanderbilt University, is the author of ''Mehinaku,'' an earlier book on the lives of these Brazilian Indians. In.

The Mehinaku have a strongly masculine culture, with male self-worth tied characteristics such as height and body size and skills in wrestling. The Mehinaku are one of a number of strongly patriarchal societies that have ‘men’s cults.’ Women who challenge the status quo or glance at the men’s sacred instruments are threatened with gang.

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Kedrick is a year-old member of Mehinaku society. He is often sick and stays at home to help his mother rather than fishing with his father and practicing wrestling. Kedrick is likely to be more desirable to the women in his village. considered a tribal religious leader when he reaches manhood.

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