Wilbert, Johannes. The Warao Indians of the Orinoco Delta

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Title: The Warao Indians of the Orinoco Delta

Published in: Demographic and biological studies of the Warao Indians, edited by Johannes Wilbert and Miguel Layrisse

Published By: Demographic and biological studies of the Warao Indians, edited by Johannes Wilbert and Miguel Layrisse [Los Angeles]: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, Los Angeles, 1980. 3-9 p.

By line: Johannes Wilbert

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

Culture: Warao (SS18)

Subjects: Acculturation and culture contact (177); Linguistic identification (197); Tribe and nation (619); Community structure (621); General character of religion (771); Eschatology (775); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: This is a short introductory study to the ethnology of the Warao of the Orinoco Delta of Venezuela. Topics cover the geography of the region, culture history, linguistics, material culture, social organization and kinship, cosmology, and religion.

Document Number: 33

Document ID: ss18-033

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 9)

Field Date: 1954-1974

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: John Beierle ;2000

Coverage Date: 1954-1974

Coverage Place: Orinoco Delta, Venezuela

LCSH: Warao Indians

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