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Social organization and beliefs of the Botocudo of eastern Brazil

Southwestern journal of anthropology2 (1) • Published In 1946 • Pages: 93-115

By: Nimuendajú, Curt.

Abstract
The primary focus of this document is religion, covering spirits, magic, souls, ghosts, and myths. It also includes some discussion of kinship, marriage, and government.
Subjects
Identification
Location
Vocabulary
Settlement patterns
Arranging a marriage
Secondary marriages
Kinship terminology
Community structure
Territorial hierarchy
Magical and mental therapy
Shamans and psychotherapists
Cosmology
Mythology
Animism
Eschatology
Sacred objects and places
Ethnometeorology
Ethnogeography
Ethnozoology
culture
Botocudo
HRAF PubDate
2019
Region
South America
Sub Region
Eastern South America
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Creator Type
Ethnologist
Document Rating
4: Excellent Secondary Data
5: Excellent Primary Data
Analyst
Ian Skoggard; 2019
Coverage Date
1915-1939
Coverage Place
central-eastern Minas Gerais and north-central Espirito Santo, Brazil
Notes
Curt Nimuendajú
Includes bibliographical references
LCCN
47005758
LCSH
Botocudo Indians