Publisher: Cambridge University Press (June 28, 1991)
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The Yanomami Indians, dwelling within the depths of the Venezuelan wooded area, are the most fascinating of the world's tribal peoples. Jacques Lizot lived between them for over fifteen years and has written an account which permits them to talk for themselves, in tales instructed via Yanomami contributors. The stories are revealing within the insights they supply into the Indians' day-by-day adventure; their shamanism, magic and sorcery; and clash and alliance with different villages. the result's a richly evocative and intimate account - illustrated with revealing images of the Yanomami's personal perceptions in their international - recreating intimately the ambience, speech, noises, smells and photographs of lifestyles within the Amazon woodland.