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The Jívaro, people of the sacred waterfalls

Michael J Harner

The Jívaro, people of the sacred waterfalls

by Michael J Harner

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Published by Anchor Press, Doubleday in Garden City, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jivaran Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Michael J. Harner
    SeriesA Doubleday Anchor book, AO-78
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 233 p.
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15132852M

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    The Jivaro are known as the most modern culture to continue the practice. The tribe is located in the mountainous jungle spanning Ecuador and Peru. Inhabiting such a remote part of the world, few people outside the Jivaro have ever seen a shrunken head, and . Michael James Harner (Ap – February 3, ) was an anthropologist, educator and author. He founded the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and the New Age practice of "Core Shamanism."His book, The Way of the Shaman: a Guide to Power and Healing, has been foundational in the development and popularization of "core shamanism" as a path of personal development for new age.


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The title is good -- the Shuar (Jivaro) indeed have a special reverence for sacred waterfalls -- but the rest of the book captures little of the true flavor of Shuar culture and character.

(I spent several months among the Shuar many years ago.) As an example, Nunkui is the spirit of Earth when referred to as a living being, but the author Reviews: 9. The Jivaro book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Only one tribe of American Indians is known ever to have successfully rev /5. The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls / People of the sacred waterfalls book 1 available in Paperback.

Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 09/25/ Publisher: University of California Press. This book is about their culture. Price: $ Only one tribe of American Indians is known ever to have successfully revolted against the empire of Spain and to have thwarted all subsequent attempts by the Spaniards to reconquer them: the Jivaro (hee'-va-ro), the untsuri suarii of eastern Ecuador.

From onward they remained unconquered in their forest fastness east of the Andes, despite the fact that they were known to occupy one of 5/5(1).

The Jivaro (Shuar) represent one of the most important and political well-organized groups of South American Indians, and Harner's work, reissued here, will become the major introduction in English to these people for future students."--Brent Berlin, UC Berkeley. The Jívaro (Shuar) represent one of the most important and political well-organized groups of South American Indians, and Harner's work, reissued here, will become the major introduction in English to these people for future students."--Brent Berlin, UC Berkeley.

This broad inquiry into the culture of the Jivaro &#; an extant tribe of primitive South American Indians located in eastern Ecuador noted for its ferocity and hyper-individualism &#; is primarily of interest and value to professional ethnologists.

Conceivably, however, Harner's study could reach a somewhat extended audience given the Jivaro's historical notoriety as headhunters. But. Print book: State or province government publication: English: 1st University of California Press edView all editions and formats Summary: Only one tribe of American Indians is known ever to have successfully revolted against the empire of Spain and to have thwarted all subsequent attempts by the Spaniards to reconquer them: the Jivaro (hee.

The Jivaro People of the Sacred Waterfalls, With a new preface. by Michael J. Harner (Author) September ; First Edition; Paperback $, £; Courses People & Cultures of South America; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: x The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls | Harner, Mich\Xe6l J.

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Harner. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. It was this quality that particularly attracted me when I went to study their way of life in and I was most fortunate, at that time, to find, especially east of the Cordillera de Cutucli, a portion of the Jivaro still unconquered and still living, with some changes, their traditional life style.

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Harner, Michael J. Title: The Jívaro: people of the sacred waterfalls Published By: Original publisher Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press / Doubleday.

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