Goajiro : SC13.

This collection of 14 documents, all in English, covers a variety of cultural, economic and environmental information, mostly on Guajiro communities in the La Guajira Peninsula in northern Colombia, based on fieldwork conducted at different times in 1920-1987. The basic and most comprehensive source...

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Corporate Author: Human Relations Area Files, inc.
Other Authors: Métraux, Alfred, 1902-1963., Armstrong, John Milton, 1916-2001., Bolinder, Gustaf, 1888-1957., Gutiérrez de Pineda, Virginia., Perrin, Michel, 1941-2015., Pineda Giraldo, Roberto., Santa Cruz, Antonio., Watson, Lawrence Craig., Watson-Franke, Maria-Barbara, 1938-
Format: Book
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2013-
Series:EHRAF World Cultures. South America.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The Goajiro /
  • John M. Armstrong and Alfred Métraux
  • Indians on horseback /
  • Gustaf Bolinder
  • Social organization in La Guajira /
  • Virginia Gutierrez de Pineda
  • Shamanistic symptoms or symbols? : a case of indetermination (the body of the Guajiro shaman) ; Culture summary, Guajiro /
  • Michel Perrin
  • Aspects of magic in La Guajira /
  • Roberto Pineda Giraldo
  • Aspects of the Avunculate in the Guajiro culture ; Acquiring status in Guajiro society /
  • Antonio Santa Cruz
  • Guajiro social structure : a reexamination ; Marriage and sexual adjustment in Guajiro society ; Dreaming as world view and action in Guajiro culture /
  • Lawrence C. Watson
  • Guajiro personality and urbanization /
  • Lawrence Craig Watson
  • Women and property in Guajiro society /
  • Maria-Barbara Watson-Franke
  • Conflicting images of women and female enculturation among Urban Guajiro /
  • Maria-Barbara Watson-Franke and Lawrence C. Watson.