Devenir autre: chamanisme et contact interethnique en Amazonie brésilienne

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1999
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Centro Nacional da Pesquisa Científica (CNRS); Centro Nacional do Livro
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Museu Nacional. Programa de pós-graduação em Antropologia Social. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
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О que signified tornar-se Outro ? Xamanismo e contato interétnico na Amazônia brasileira Através da análise da etnografia wari' (Amazônia Meridional), justaposta a outros materiais etnográficos das terras baixas sul-americanas, pretende-se mostrar que о idioma da corporali- dade, central para о entendimento da capacidade do xamâ de mudar de identidade, transformando-se em animal, é essencial para se pensar, no contexto amerindio, a experiência do mundo dos Brancos
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What does it mean to become an other ? Shamanism and interethnic contact in Brazilian Amazonia Juxtaposing an analysis of Wari' ethnography (southern Amazonia) with other ethnographic material from the South American Lowlands, this paper seeks to show how the idiom of corporality is both central to the understanding of the shaman's capacity to change identity — to transform into an animal — and essential to conceptualizing the Amerindian experience of the world of the Whites
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À l'aide de l'ethnographie wari' (Amazonie méridionale) et d'autres matériaux ethnographiques des Basses Terres de l'Amérique du Sud, cet article voudrait démontrer que l'idiome de la corporalité — central pour comprendre la capacité qu'a le chamane à changer d'identité en se transformant en animal — est également essentiel pour penser, dans le contexte amérindien, l'expérience du monde des Blancs
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Wari, Contato, História
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Brazil, Health of Indigenous Peoples, Indians, South American, Shamanism
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Brésil, Santé des Peuples Indigènes, Indien Amérique Sud
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Brasil, Saúde de Populações Indígenas, Índios Sul-Americanos, Xamanismo
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VILAÇA, Aparecida. Devenir autre: chamanisme et contact interethnique en Amazonie brésilienne. Journal de la Société des Américanistes, v. 85, p. 239-260, 1999
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0037-9174
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10.3406/jsa.1999.1736
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