Tatuyo



ETHNONYMS: Emñreke Pinz Makñ, Pamwa Mahâ, Sons of the Celestial Anaconda (used only in ritual)


Kinship

Kin Groups and Descent. Tatuyo society is an exogamous unit organized hierarchically into five differentiated patrilineal clans.

Kinship Terminology. Kinship terminology is of the Dravidian type.


Bibliography

Bidou, Patrice (1976). "Les fils de l'Anaconda Céleste (les tatuyo): Étude de la structure socio-politique." Thêse de Doctorat en ethnologie, Laboratoire d'Anthropolgie Sociale, Paris.


Bidou, Patrice (1985). "Le chemin du soleil: Mythologie de la création des indiens tatuyo." L ' Homme 93:83-103.


Gros, Christian (1976). "Introduction de nouveaux outils et changements sociaux: Le cas des indiens tatuyo du Vaupés (Colombie)." Cahiers des Amériques Latines 13-14:189-234.

PATRICE BIDOU (Translated by Christopher Latham)

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