The UANKI state among the Bacairi
article 1950 Altenfelder Silva, Fernando & Brunel, A.

BakairiSouth America > Amazon and Orinoco
Certain aspects of the culture of the Bakairi Indians of Mato Grosso are briefly described: their technology, kinship terminology, pantheon, ceremonies, shamanism, and the series of ritualistic seclusions, or UANKI, that occur at intervals during the...