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Gente de isla - island people : an ethnography of Apiao, Chiloé, southern Chile
(University of St Andrews, 2008-06-24) - Thesis
This thesis is based upon fieldwork carried out in the island of Apiao, in the archipelago of Chiloé, southern Chile. It is an ethnographic exploration of the way the small community of Apiao conceive of communication and ...
Carving wood and creating shamans : an ethnographic account of visual capacity among the Kuna of Panamá
(University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
This thesis is an ethnographic account of the carving of wooden ritual statues and of the shamanic figure of the seer among the Kuna of the San Blas archipelago of Panamá. Through a study of the production of wooden ritual ...