Watunna

Watunna
Author : Marc de Civrieux
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Total Pages : 235
Release : 2010-06-28
ISBN 10 : 9780292789531
ISBN 13 : 029278953X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Watunna Book Description:

Originally published in Spanish in 1970, Watunna is the epic history and creation stories of the Makiritare, or Yekuana, people living along the northern bank of the Upper Orinoco River of Venezuela, a region of mountains and virgin forest virtually unexplored even to the present. The first English edition of this book was published in 1980 to rave reviews. This edition contains a new foreword by David Guss, as well as Mediata, a detailed myth that recounts the origins of shamanism.


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