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We will dance our truth : Yaqui history in Yoeme performances

Author: David Delgado Shorter
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this innovative, performative approach to the expressive culture of the Yaqui (Yoeme) peoples of the Sonora and Arizona borderlands, David Delgado Shorter provides an altogether fresh understanding of Yoeme worldviews. Based on extensive field study, Shorter's interpretation of the community's ceremonies and oral traditions as forms of "historical inscription" reveals new meanings of their legends of the Talking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shorter, David Delgado.
We will dance our truth.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009012604
(OCoLC)317288686
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Delgado Shorter
ISBN: 9780803226463 0803226462
OCLC Number: 593231785
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 373 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Talking about where Yoeme history begins --
Geography of Yoeme identities --
Putting worlds into words --
Listening to the tree and hearing history --
Our history of nuestros triunfos --
Reconsidering "writing" and the proof of history --
Hunting for history in Potam Pueblo --
Yoeme place-making : acts of loving and giving --
Conclusion: Potam Pueblo enacted.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: David Delgado Shorter.
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An examination of the Yaqui people and culture. It demonstrates how Yoeme performances provide a counter-discourse to earlier understandings of colonialism and conquest.  Read more...

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