Amazonian cosmopolitans : navigating a shamanic cosmos, shifting indigenous policies, and other modern projects /

Amazonian Cosmopolitans focuses on the autobiographical accounts of two Brazilian Indigenous leaders, Prepori and Sabino, Kawaiwete men whose lives spanned the twentieth century, when Amazonia increasingly became the context of large-scale state projects. Both give accounts of how they worked in a r...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Oakdale, Suzanne (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022].
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Shamanic Cosmopolitanism
  • 2. The Positivist Cosmopolitanism of the Brazilian Interior
  • 3. Labor and Maturity in the Era of Assimilation
  • 4. Becoming the Brazilian "Indian" during the Era of President Vargas, 1930-1945
  • 5. Working on the "March to the West"
  • 6. The Utopian Cosmopolitanism of the Xingu
  • 7. Nostalgia and Disgust
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index.