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native tribes of Eastern Bolivia and Western Matto Grosso.

Alfred Me traux

native tribes of Eastern Bolivia and Western Matto Grosso.

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SeriesBulletin / Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology -- 134
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native tribes of Eastern Bolivia and Western Matto Grosso. by Alfred Me traux Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Native Tribes of Eastern Bolivia and Western Matto Grosso In addition to the multiplicity of tribes, the varying lengths of the period of White contact with these peoples should make eastern Bolivia a land of promise for anthropological studies in accultura by: Native Tribes of Eastern Bolivia and Western Matto Grosso CD-ROM – Septem by Metraux (Author), Alfred (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Metraux. While reviewing all available anthropological literature on the native tribes of eastern Bolivia and western Matto Grosso for a summary article for the Handbook of South American Indians, which is being prepared for the Smithsonian Institution, I became aware that the extent of the data on these tribes would exceed the possible limits of the Handbook article.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Native Tribes Of Eastern Bolivia And Western Matto Grosso: Detailed anthopology book on native Bolivian tribes.

People of the Gran Chaco: Essays on the Chacoan tribes of Bolivia and interior South America. By the end of the 19th century, although severely reduced by disease and by warfare with explorers, slave traders, prospectors, settlers, and other indigenous groups, as many as five to ten thousand Bororo continued to occupy central and eastern Mato Grosso, as well as western :km² (, sq mi).

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Steward, ed., Julian H. (), The Circum-Caribbean Tribes, Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, p. CS1 maint. The Handbook of South American Indians is a monographic series of edited scholarly and reference volumes in ethnographic studies, published by the Smithsonian Institution between and InBaron Erland Nordenskiöld agreed to edit the series for the National Research Council Division.

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Aymara and Quechua are the largest groups. The geography of Bolivia includes the Andes, the Gran Chaco, and the Amazon Rainforest. Apr 7, - The Bororo are an indigenous people of Brazil, living in the state of Mato Grosso.

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Indian tribes of northern Mato Grosso, Brazil: with appendix: Anthropometry of the Umotina, Nambicuara, and Iranxe, with comparative data from other northern Mato Grosso Tribes.

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Therefore, this would seem to suggest that the Eastern and Western Siouian tribes divided before the appearance of the White Buffalo Woman, generally thought to have been about years ago. On the map below published by the Smithsonian, the Eastern Siouian tribes are shown.

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A native of Mato Grosso, Rondon was soon directing the work, setting up posts and stringing cable after clearing a path thirty meters wide across a kilometer path east from Cuiaba to the Araguaia River, the border between Mato Grosso and the state of Goias.(18) Completed in three years, the new line laid the groundwork for a larger project.

El Dorado (Paititi) The Mysteriously persistent pre-Columbian utopia Fawcett, an eccentric English army officer, a qualified surveyor who among other things fixed a big part of the Bolivia-Peru frontier, and did it so well that it has never been disputed.

for the north-western corner of the Mato Grosso, near the Bolivian frontier.South American forest Indian - South American forest Indian - Economic systems: Most of the tropical forest Indians are neither entirely sedentary nor entirely nomadic.

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