Tarahumara



ETHNONYMS: Ralámuli, Rarámuri, Tarahumar, Tarahumari, Taraumar


Kinship

Kin Groups and Descent. The Tarahumara reckon descent bilaterally and have no corporate kin groups. Their kin terminology is classified as Neo-Hawaiian.


Bibliography

Bennett, Wendell C, and Robert M. Zingg (1935). The Tarahumara: An Indian Tribe of Northern Mexico. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


Gonzalez Rodriguez, Luis (1984). Crónicas de la Sierra Tarahumara. Mexico City: Secretaría de Educación Pública.


Kennedy, John G. (1978). Tarahumara of the Sierra Madre: Beer , Ecology, and Social Organization. Arlington Heights, Ill.: AHM Publishing Corp.


Lumholtz, Carl (1902). Unknown Mexico. 2 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.


Merrill, William L. (1988). Rarámuri Souls: Knowledge and Social Process in Northern Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.


Pennington, Campbell W. (1963). The Tarahumar of Mexico: Their Environment and Material Culture. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.


Sheridan, Thomas E., and Thomas H. Naylor, eds. (1979). Rarámuri: A Tarahumara Colonial Chronicle, 1607-1791. Flagstaff, Ariz.: Northland Press.


Velasco Rivero, Pedro de (1983). Danzar o morir: Religión y resistencia a la dominación en la cultura tarahumar. Mexico City: Centro de Reflexión Teológica.


WILLIAM L. MERRILL

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