Mehinaku

We are Mehinaku: myth and ceremony among a tribal people

General Issues Rite of Intensification (cycle) Male and female differences opposition complementarity independence and separateness antagonisms Sexual symbolism Female Puberty Confinement Myth and ritual as models and justification for differences between men and women page 2 of 4

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Wesleyan University

Like Artemidorus, these Amazonian peoples reverse what modern bourgeois Westerners take to be the natural flow of signification in dreams (from images of public and social events to private and sexual meanings): in both Kagwahiv and Mehinaku culture, for example, dreaming about the female genitalia ...

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Chapter 10

Margaret Mead É Masculine and feminine traits are patterned by culture. É Key findings in new guinea:-Arapesh: both sexes are expected to act in ways Americans consider "feminine".

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Culture and sexual behavior

In this article we will review cultural differences in sexual behavior concerning two specific aspects: frequency of sexual intercourse in stable partners, and percentage of people who have sexual relationships with more than one person.

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The University of Colorado, Boulder Anth 1170 (001 ...

4 T Sept 27 *** EXAM 1 *** Covers all material up to (and including) Sept. 20 Th Sept 29 Religion & Ritual Read: Ch 5 L & S Mehinaku Ch 14 (seclusions pp. 224-244) Ch 20 (shamans rites pp. 332-352) T Oct 4 Religion and Ritual-----Th Oct 6 Finish Mehinaku Film: We Are the Mehinaku (60m ...

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The University of Colorado, Boulder Professor Sara Jamieson

In this course we will read a textbook, ethnography, and several journal articles and will view images and several ethnographic films to compare the culture and gender systems of several indigenous groups: the Mehinaku, Kayapó, Panará, of the Brazilian Amazon region, the Wayuu of Colombia and ...

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SEXUAL CULTURES OF 20TH-

WEEK 8: Indigenous Sexualities This week, we consider the sexual lives of the Mehinaku, an indigenous population of the Amazon rainforest. Gregor's classic ethnography examines the range of sexual practices among the Mehinaku and attempts to theorize (drawing from psychoanalysis) the origins and ...

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He has worked as a film maker for the BBC, Grenada Television and NET in making the television films Mehinaku , We are Mehinaku , Feathered Arrows and Dreams from the Forest .

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DENTAL CARIES EXPERIENCE IN INDIANS OF THE UPPER XINGU, BRAZIL.

Foi efetuado exame bucal em 288 índios de quatro comunidades (Yawalapiti, Aweti, Mehinaku e Kamaiura) situadas na porção sul do Parque Nacional do Xingu, segundo critérios internacionais definidos pela Organização Mundial da Saúde.

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Mehinaku: The Drama of Daily Life in a Brazilian Indian Village. Chicago: Universityof Chicago Press. $20.00 (New) $15.00 (Used). Kensinger, Kenneth. 1995.

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