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 AMS Press for Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University • New York • Published In 1973 • Pages: xv, 1-285
By: Lumholtz, Carl.
AbstractThis 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.
- HRAF PubDate
- Middle America and the Caribbean
- Sub Region
- Northern Mexico
- Document Type
- book chapter
- Teferi Abate Adem
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- eastern Nayarit and northern Jalisco, Mexico
- by Carl Lumholtz. With a new introduction by Evon Z. Vogt
- Reprint of the 1902 ed.
- Huichol Indians