The Covenants with Earth and Rain: Exchange, Sacrifice, and Revelation in Mixtec Society

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The Covenants with Earth and Rain: Exchange, Sacrifice, and Revelation in Mixtec Society - Monaghan, John

In this book, John Monaghan explores the culture of the Mixtecs, today one of the largest Native American groups in Mexico. Focusing on the community of Santiago Nuyoo, located in the mountainous Mixteca Alta region, he describes Nuyooteco marriage practices, gift exchange, kinship systems, land tenure, cosmology, ritual, and feasting.