ETHNONYMS: Makiritare, Soto, Yekwana


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Arvelo-Jimenez, Nelly (1977). "A Study of the Process of Village Formation in Ye'cuana Society." In Carib-Speaking Indians: Culture, Society, and Language, edited by Ellen B. Basso, 106-113. Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona, 28. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Barandiarán, Daniel (1979). Introducción a la cosmovisión de los indios ye'kuana-makiritare. Caracas: Universidad Católica Andres Bello, Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Centro de Lenguas Indígenas.

Civrieux, Marc de (1980). Watuna: An Orinoco Creation Cycle. San Francisco: North Point Press.

Guss, David M. (1989). To Weave and to Sing: Art, Symbol, and Narrative in the South American Rain Forest. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Heinen, H. Dieter (1983-1984). "Traditional Social Structure and Culture Change Among the Ye'kuana Indians of the Upper Erebato, Venezuela." Antropológica 59-62: 263-297.

Wilbert, Johannes (1972). Survivors of Eldorado. New York: Praeger.


User Contributions:

Henk van der Wijngaart
I have translated the book 'Watunna, Mythologia de los Makiritares' (1970) written by Marc de Civrieux, from Spanish ino Dutch lenguage.
It seems that the editor 'Monte Avila' in Caracas doesn't excist anymore.
Where can I find the rights to edit the book in Dutch language?

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