Blood revenge, war, and victory feasts among the Jibaro Indians of eastern Ecuador / by Rafael Karsten.


Washington : G.P.O., 1923.

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Subjects Indians -- Warfare.
Indians of South America -- Social life and customs.
Shuar Indians -- Social life and customs.
Shuar Indians -- Warfare.
Shuar Indians.
Series Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; 79.
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 68th Congress, no. 4.
Description vii, 94 p., 5 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes Also issued as House document 4, 68th Congress, 1st session.
Includes index.
Also issued online.
Contents Means of defense -- Chiefs and wars -- Causes of the wars -- How the feuds and wars are carried out -- The head trophy (tsantsa) and its preparation -- Numbuimartinyu, "the washing of the blood" -- Suamartinyu, "the feast of painting with genipa (sua)" -- The tsantsa feast, einsupani.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00994159
(OCoLC)994159
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