Download e-book for kindle: Tarahumara: Where Night is the Day of the Moon by Bernard L. Fontana,John P. Schaefer

By Bernard L. Fontana,John P. Schaefer

ISBN-10: 0873581830

ISBN-13: 9780873581837

ISBN-10: 0873584430

ISBN-13: 9780873584432

Inhabiting the Sierra Madre Occidental of southwestern Chihuahua in Mexico, the Tarahumara (or Rarámuri) are identified of their language because the "foot runners" end result of the means within which they have to navigate their rugged terrain. This e-book deals an obtainable ethnography in their historical past, customs, and present lifestyles, observed via images that provide outstanding pictures of those mild people.

The subtitle of the e-book derives from the Tarahumara's trust that the soul works at evening whereas the physique sleeps and that in this "day of the moon" either the spirits of the useless and the souls of the residing circulation approximately of their mysterious ways.

As the authors discover, the truth that "so many males, girls, and youngsters persist in certain, centuries-old cultural traditions regardless of their nearness to all of the complexities and sights of recent commercial society is an importatn a part of the story." Their ebook tells that tale and brings readers towards figuring out the Tarahumara global and manner of life.

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