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Amazonian cosmopolitans : navigating a shamanic cosmos, shifting indigenous policies, and other modern projects

Author: Suzanne Oakdale
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022] ©2022
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Amazonian Cosmopolitans focuses on the autobiographical accounts of two Brazilian Indigenous leaders, Prepori and Sabino, Kawaiwete men whose lives spanned the twentieth century, when Amazonia increasingly became the context of large-scale state projects. Both give accounts of how they worked in a range of interethnic enterprises from the 1920s to the 1960s in central Brazil. Prepori, a shaman, also gives an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oakdale, Suzanne.
Amazonian cosmopolitans.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022]
(DLC) 2021037004
(OCoLC)1245578592
Named Person: Prepori, (Kayabi shaman); Sabino, (Kayabi leader); Sabino, (Kayabi leader); Prepori, (Kayabi shaman)
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Oakdale
ISBN: 9781496230249 1496230248 9781496230232 149623023X
OCLC Number: 1287054729
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 247 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction --
1. Shamanic Cosmopolitanism --
2. The Positivist Cosmopolitanism of the Brazilian Interior --
3. Labor and Maturity in the Era of Assimilation --
4. Becoming the Brazilian "Indian" during the Era of President Vargas, 1930-1945 --
5. Working on the "March to the West" --
6. The Utopian Cosmopolitanism of the Xingu --
7. Nostalgia and Disgust --
Conclusion --
Source Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Suzanne Oakdale ; based on the accounts of Prepori and Sabino Kaiabi.

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Amazonian Cosmopolitans explores how two Kawaiwete Indigenous leaders, Sabino and Prepori, lived in a much more complicated and globally connected Amazon than most people realize.  Read more...

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"Oakdale weaves a magnificent ethnographic-historical tapestry, blending Kawaiwete elders' life histories with archivally sourced non-Indigenous accounts and national narratives to illuminate Native Read more...

 
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