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The two shamans and the owner of the cattle : alterity, storytelling and shamanism amongst the Angaité of the Paraguayan Chaco
(University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis
My thesis examines from an ethnographic account how history has been made, told and interpreted by the Angaité people of the Chaco since the Paraguayan nation-state effectively carried out the colonization of this territory ...
Manioc beer and the Word of God : faces of the future in Makuma, Ecuador
(University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
How can anthropologists describe the relationship between Christian and Amazonian ontologies? Based on a 13 months-long fieldwork, this ethnography of the Evangelical mission town of Makuma in lowland Ecuador describes ...
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 ...