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Exchanging words : language, ritual, and relationality in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park / Christopher Ball.

Author/Creator:
Ball, Christopher Gordon, author.
Publication:
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press ; Santa Fe : School for Advanced Research Press, 2018.
Series:
School for Advanced Research resident scholar series.
School for Advanced Research resident scholar series
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Waura Indians -- Brazil -- Parque Nacional do Xingu -- Language.
Waura Indians -- Brazil -- Parque Nacional do Xingu -- Rites and ceremonies.
Intergroup relations -- Brazil -- Parque Nacional do Xingu.
Parque Nacional do Xingu (Brazil) -- Social life and customs.
Intergroup relations.
Manners and customs.
Brazil -- Parque Nacional do Xingu.
Contents:
Introduction
Chief's speech : Wauja ancestors, political authority, and belonging
Bringing spirits : ritual curing and Wauja relations with spirits
Kuri sings : intergroup rivalry and alter-centricity
Inalienability : possession and exchange in intergroup relations
Interdiscursive rivers : protesting the Paranatinga II Dam
Pragmatics of development : asymmetries in interethnic exchange
Taking spirits to France : Wauja identity on a world stage
Conclusion : what we owe.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 251-264) and index.
Other format:
Online version: Ball, Christopher Gordon. Exchanging words.
ISBN:
9780826358530
0826358535
OCLC:
1030445403
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