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Author Fikes, Jay C. (Jay Courtney), 1951-

Title Unknown Huichol : shamans and immortals, allies against chaos / Jay Courtney Fikes

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  F1221.H9 F55 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 281 pages : maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
Contents Confessions of a hybrid anthropologist -- Shamanic initiation and ancestor veneration -- Entering the afterlife -- Interdependence and continuity in Huichol cosmology -- Seeking sacred indexes to celebrate life's logos -- Appendices : A. A Huichol woman's burial -- B. Funeral ritual song excerpts -- C. Deer-hunting and reincarnating rituals -- D. Death and mourning among the Huichol
LC subject Huichol mythology
Huichol cosmology
Huichol Indians -- Religion
Shamanism -- Mexico
Symbolic anthropology -- Mexico
ISBN 9780759120266 (alk. paper)
0759120269 (alk. paper)
9780759120280 (electronic)
0759120285 (electronic)