Wilbert, Johannes. The fishermen: the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

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Title: The fishermen: the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

Published in: Survivors of Eldorado; four Indian cultures of South America

Published By: Survivors of Eldorado; four Indian cultures of South America New York: Praeger Publishers, [1972]. 65-115 p.

By line: Johannes Wilbert

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Warao (SS18)

Subjects: Prehistory (172); Domesticated animals (231); Recreational and non-therapeutic drugs (276); Weapons (411); Real property (423); Music (533); Musical instruments (534); Infant feeding (853); Infant care (854); Child care (855);

Abstract: This document provides a general descriptive survey of Warao society and culture, emphasizing material culture, food-quest activities, social organization, religious beliefs, and life-cycle.

Document Number: 7

Document ID: ss18-007

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-115)

Field Date: 1954-1970

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: M. A. Marcus ; 1984

Coverage Date: 1954-1970

Coverage Place: Orinoco Delta, Venezuela

LCSH: Warao Indians

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