10.20Lecture

10.20Lecture - Big Yamo Men Qualities o Fierce = Unokai o...

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Big Yamo Men Qualities o Fierce = Unokai o Polygamous Many children Productive farmer/parent o Gift/Food Given Son in law Good gardens o Charismatic Shaman disease Film (A Father Washes his Children) o Contrast to show Yanomamo men aren’t all about fierceness o Brideservice Film (Magical Death) o Supernatural powers Hekura Allies into the Shaman’s body Shaman controls them o o Takes hallucinogenic powder o Shaman cures people by sucking, blowing, striking the evil with  songs o As Shamen take drugs to be able to connect with the past, their  faces / expressions/ sounds are those of the Hequita, not of men o Killing enemy children is proven by pulling a cotton string from the 
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2008 for the course ANTH 263 taught by Professor Boehm during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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