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Shabono a visit to a remote and magical world in the South American rainforest by Florinda Donner

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco] .
Written in English



  • Venezuela.,
  • Venezuela


  • Donner, Florinda,
  • Yanomamo Indians -- Religion,
  • Yanomamo Indians -- Medicine,
  • Shamanism -- Venezuela,
  • Ethnology -- Venezuela -- Field work

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Edition Notes

StatementFlorinda Donner.
LC ClassificationsF2520.1.Y3 D66 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 305 p. ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1567912M
ISBN 100062502425
LC Control Number91055379

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Shabono. In Florinda Donner published a book, Shabono: A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rain Forest, named after the Yanomami word for shelter, a narrative of her life among the Yanomami Indians in the Amazon Regine Margarita Thal, Mar 06,  · THIS BOOK IS SPECIAL! For days, the young American anthropologist followed the old Indian woman ever deeper into the jungle. She had come to observe life in the village, or "shabono", unaware that it was she who would be observed - and absorbed. Time would lose all meaning, and she would make the ways of the "Iticoteri" her own.4/5(2). A small, blonde, blue-eyed anthropologist treks the jungle fastness between Brazil and Venezuela, guided by a dying old woman and her son: Iticoteri Indians of ferocious acclaim. Mother dies en route to the shabono, the settlement of palm-thatched huts of her people. What follows is the story of a short stay that grew into a year—in which our heroine adopts native ways and mutual affection. SHABONO is an excellent readdescriptions of the jungle, the Indians, and adventures galore. I would say it is engrossing and well worth a few hours of your time. If, however, you are looking for anthropology, if you are looking for information about the oft-studied Yanomamo, the world's official "Primitive People", then give this book a miss/5(16).

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Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Disappeared: The Women of Tensegrity, missing 15 years. Watch the video version of this article, here: In the spring of , shortly after the death of New Age writer and philosopher Carlos Castaneda, five women closely connected with Castaneda and his movement, . Feb 12,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Florinda Donner books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Jun 27,  · None of this is going to do her or anthropology any good. Thousands of innocent voyeurs (and interested readers) are likely to read ''Shabono,'' which is an alternate selection of the Book-of-the.