Lumholtz, Carl, 1851-1922. Unknown Mexico: a record of five years' exploration among the tribes of the western Sierra Madre; in the tierra calients of Tepic and Jalisco; and among the Tarascos of Michoacan -- Vol. 2

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Title: Unknown Mexico: a record of five years' exploration among the tribes of the western Sierra Madre; in the tierra calients of Tepic and Jalisco; and among the Tarascos of Michoacan -- Vol. 2

Published By: Published by AMS Press for Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. 1973. xv, 1-285 p. ill., maps

By line: by Carl Lumholtz. With a new introduction by Evon Z. Vogt

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Huichol (NU19)

Subjects: Identification (101); Location (131); Cultural identity and pride (186); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Comparative evidence (171); Community structure (621); Settlement patterns (361); Congregations (794); Organized ceremonial (796); Prayers and sacrifices (782); External relations (648); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Hunting and trapping (224); Social personality (156); Ethos (181); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Priesthood (793); Theory of disease (753); Visual arts (5311); Mythology (773); Normal garb (291);

Abstract: This document provides the earliest systematic study of Huichol culture, based on fieldwork conducted between 1894 and 1897, part of a larger project by the American Museum of Natural History to investigate the native peoples of Mexico. Detailed descriptions of experiences in the field are provided. The author extensively participated in organized ceremonials, prayers and celebrations. Themes covered include settlement pattern, physical characteristics, clothing and decoration, religiosity, economic activities, and folklore.

Document Number: 2

Document ID: nu19-002

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Note: Reprint of the 1902 ed.

Field Date: 1894-1897

Evaluation: Anthropologist-5

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem

Coverage Date: 1894-1902

Coverage Place: eastern Nayarit and northern Jalisco, Mexico

LCSH: Huichol Indians

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