Yanoáma : the narrative of a white girl kidnapped by Amazonian Indians / as told to Ettore Biocca. Photographs by Luigi Cocco and by Ettore Biocca ; translated from the Italian by Dennis Rhodes.

; Biocca, Ettore
[1st ed.].. New York : Dutton, [1970] .

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Standard Title Yanoáma. English
Other Authors Biocca, Ettore.
Subjects Indian captivities -- Venezuela.
Indian captivities.
Valero, Helena.
Venezuela -- Biography.
Venezuela.
Yanomamo Indians -- Social life and customs.
Description 382 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
©1969
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-382).
Contents pt. I. 1. On the Rio Dimití ; 2. Prisoner of the Kohoroshiwetari ; 3. The Karawetari attack ; 4. The women prisoners and the jealous wives ; 5. Life with the Karawetari ; 6. Wild Shamatari ; 7. The 'unucai' warriors ; 8. Curate ; 9. The apprentice witch-doctor ; 10. The jaguar ; 11. Puberty. The great toad ; 12. The poisoned arrow ; 13. Boundless forest ; 14. The Namoeteri ; 15. Violence ; 16. Fusiwe, headman of the Namoeteri ; 17. Fusiwe and Rashawe -- part II. 18. Wife of Fusiwe ; 19. The surrendered wife ; 20. Hallucinatory drugs ; 21. The Amahini, spirits of the forest ; 22. The old man, the young girls, and the Hasubueteri ; 23. Maramawe ; 24. Brutality and repentance ; 25. The tragic journey. the reaho ; 26. Betrayal ; 27. Yanoáma assault ; 28. The funeral pyre and the old women ; 29. Invitation to the mahekototeri ; 30. The burning fire-brands ; 31. Karyona ; 32. The provocations of the Pishannseteri ; 33. The young Tokoma and the wrath of Fusiwe ; 34. The human sacrifice ; 35. The warrior and death -- part III. 36. Yanoáma stoicism ; 37. Endocannibalism and the killing of the widows ; 38. Vendetta without hatred ; 39. Riokowe, new Shamatari chief ; 40. Towards the Orinoco ; 41. The Punabueteri ; 42. The Witukaiateri ; 43. The slaughter ; 44. Sad life with Akawe ; 45. The first white men ; 46. The unfortunate son of Riokowe ; 47. The last flight ; 48. The wicked world of the white men -- Photographic documentation -- Glossary.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Brazil
Venezuela
Network Numbers (OCoLC)49451
(OCoLC)ocm00049451
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Valero, Helena.
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