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Mystic Endowment: Religious Ethnography of the Warao Indians

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One of the most long-lived and successful social and cultural systems in South America is that of the Warao Indians of the Venezuelan Orinoco Delta. In Mystic Endowment Johannes Wilbert details the Warao's ecology of mind as well as their understanding of the surrounding world. Throughout centuries of occupancy in the Orinoco Delta, the Warao have successfully adapted themselves to this hostile econiche, converting a seemingly chaotic refuge area into a homeland for successive generations. They accomplished this conversion ...

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Mystic Endowment: Religious Ethnography of the Warao Indians 1993, Study of World Religions, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780945454045

Hardcover