Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile by Magnus Course

By Magnus Course

Magnus direction blends convincing ancient research with subtle modern idea during this marvelous ethnography of the Mapuche humans of southern Chile. in line with decades of ethnographic fieldwork, Becoming Mapuche takes readers to the indigenous reserves the place many Mapuche were pressured to stay because the starting of the 20th century. as well as bills of the intimacies of daily kinship and friendship, path additionally deals the 1st entire ethnographic analyses of the key social occasions of up to date rural Mapuche life--eluwün funerals, the ritual game of palin, and the nice ngillatun fertility ritual. the quantity incorporates a word list of phrases in Mapudungun.

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