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Wizard of the upper Amazon

Manuel CГіrdova-RГ­os

Wizard of the upper Amazon

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Peru.,
  • Peru
    • Subjects:
    • Córdova-Ríos, Manuel, 1887-,
    • Amahuaca Indians -- History,
    • Indian captivities -- Peru,
    • Shamans -- Peru -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 203.

      StatementManuel Córdova-Rios & F. Bruce Lamb.
      ContributionsLamb, F. Bruce 1913-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3430.1.A5 C6 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 203 p., [1] leaf of plates ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2561783M
      LC Control Number85100951

      They knew their world much more with the senses of touch, smell and hearing than we, with conceptual knowledge being less important that raw sense data. They then traveled on foot to the frontier of their tribal lands and beyond through what Manuel thought was "trackless forest" moving northeast. I simply loved the book. And, of course, they saw the judicious use of hallucinatory drugs as a path to advancement in wisdom. And, as the story continues, I could even imagine this game getting a bit out of hand when some of the traditional drinking parties are going on, and full-grown men play this game with real arrows and ending up with quite a few cuts and wounds.

      Later his stiffened body was oiled, so that his joints could be moved to put him in a sitting position; then he is placed into a large ceramic jar. Descendants of the Inkas and other indigenous peoples, the aged Ino Moxo and the four other sorcerers the author encounters continue ancient traditions. Though of tremendous strength this animal shuffled along before the onlooking men. Cordova succeeded him as the tribe's chief on Shumu's death.

      Later his stiffened body was oiled, so that his joints could be moved to put him in a sitting position; then he is placed into a large ceramic jar. An enlightening but nonessential purchase. A group of hunters took the drink, which then took its effect. Then I became the book.


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This stems from the fact that the names do not reflect a consensus between namer and named. I assure you will learn so much and finish the book with new perspectives. I've started reading it and I had struggled for the first 80 pages to keep on Wizard of the upper Amazon book it.

A ceremony was held in which the chief was buried at the edge of the village. Circles indicate documented locations. At his passing, the tribe went into mourning.

Under Shumu's tutelage, Cordova-Rios underwent a shamanic initiation, participating in dreaming sessions induced by the psychotropic plant ayahuasca. His own capture by the Huni Kui had happened as a result of one of the many cross-cultural dislocations.

Wizard of the Upper Amazon is probably best known for its accounts of the culturally important uses of natural psychotropics by the Huni Kui. Later he led another ayahuasca session, where his skills noticeably improved, as he used the chanting of icaros to orchestrate the group's flow of shared images.

The elderly tribal chief Xumu became ill and began to weaken further. He arranged with her to meet secretly several times. The English used by the author is simply marvelous, melodic and fluid. All activity ceased. Of course, he already knew Huaini. What concerned me was the form of the book.

Rios tells this tale, some pages of it, to F. It was a few decades afterwards, when he and his maturing family lived in the Amazon city of Iquitos, that he served as guide for a timber company, e.

Wizard of the Upper Amazon by Manuel Cordova

By then he and his family had returned to the urban life of Iquitos. Panoan includes Huni Kui and Amahuaca tribes. Soon this new refuge was also attacked by rubber interests.

Calvo's journeys took place during the s, when he traveled the depths of Wizard of the upper Amazon book Amazon in search of an interview with renowned sorcerer Ino Moxo. I am grateful to the author for having written it and for his journeys.

One was called Xandia, said to be founded by "Iriya, the Rondowo's curaca chief " who was still alive in the early s. It is a branch of the Pano-Tacanan language family. After living among the Huni Kui for several years, Cordova-Rios eventually returned to his life in the outside world.

That was magnificently well done, and I relished living in that world for a while, yet delighted I was only having to live it in imagination and logic and not in the real flesh and blood world of everydayness.

Manuel Córdova

Here he avoided informing an elder Rodrigues of his seven years in captivity, keeping the world of the Huni Kui hidden and apart.Wizard of the upper Amazon: The story of Manuel Cordova-Rios Wizard of the upper Amazon book Cordova-Rios, Manuel Condition: Good.

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