Abreu, João Capistrano de, 1853-1927. The Bacairi

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Title: The Bacairi

Published in: Ensaios e estudos : crítica e história,

Published By: Ensaios e estudos : crítica e história, Rio de Janeiro: Livraria Briguiet, 1938. HRAF ms: 1-52 p. [original: 217-274 p.]

By line: João Capistrano de Abreu

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2004. Computer File

Culture: Bakairi (SP07)

Subjects: Reviews and critiques (114); Vocabulary (192); Grammar (193); Phonology (194); Music (533); Literary texts (539); Animism (774); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Eschatology (775); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: This is primarily an account on the language of the Bacairi Indians with a good amount of sample words and texts. It also contains a discussion of the mythology and religion of these Indians.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: sp07-003

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English translation from the Portuguese

Note: Translation of: [Os Bacaeris]. The original Portuguese text is not included. Translated for the HRAF files by A. Brunel in 1968-1969.

Field Date: ca. 1892

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Sigrid Khera ; 1968-1969

Coverage Date: 1882-1888

Coverage Place: Mato Grosso State, Brazil

LCSH: Bakairi Indians


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