Tales of the Amazon

Tales of the Amazon

How the Munduruku Indians Live

Book - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
Filled with stunning illustrations, a fascinating foray into the heart of Brazil follows the author as he shares a firsthand account of his native Munduruku tribe, from his training in the sacred ways of a shaman to his journey to a big metropolis after growing up among the trees and animals of the jungle.

Perseus Publishing
A member of a local Amazon tribe takes readers deep into the heart of Brazil in this lavish picture book. First, we meet a young Munduruku boy and discover how he is trained in the sacred ways of a shaman. In the second part, the author recounts his journey to the city after growing up among the trees and animals of the jungle, describing what he found there and how the people he met treated him. Part three offers a portrait of Amazonian culture - how they live, their legends, and their language.


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& Taylor

The author offers an account of his native Munduruku tribe, discussing what life is like for the Munduruku and other Amazon peoples, and includes a story about a Munduruku boy who is trained in the sacred ways of a shaman.

Publisher: Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, c2000
Edition: 1st English-language ed
Description: 56 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 27 cm
ISBN: 9780888993922
0888993927
Branch Call Number: j981 Mun

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