Indigenous youth in Brazilian Amazonia : changing lived worlds / Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen
- Virtanen, Pirjo Kristiina
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
- 1 The Sociocosmology of Amazonian Indigenous Youth 19 -- 2 Ritual Passages from Soft to Firm 53 -- 3 Creativity in Shamanic Practices 89 -- 4 Forest-Urban Communities 109 -- 5 Speaking and Acting for Many 125 -- 6 Recreating Relatedness 153 -- 7 The Diversity of Being an Indian 177.
- How do Amazonian native young people perceive, question, and negotiate the new kinds of social and cultural situations in which they find themselves? Virtanen looks at how current power relations constituted by ethnic recognition, new social contacts, and cooperation with different institutions have shaped the current native youth in Amazonia.
- Indian youth—Brazil—Amazonas—Social conditions
- Indian youth—Brazil—Amazonas—Rites and ceremonies
- Indian youth—Brazil—Amazonas—Social life and customs
- Indigenous youth—Brazil—Amazonas—Social conditions
- Indigenous youth—Brazil—Amazonas—Rites and ceremonies
- Indigenous youth—Brazil—Amazonas—Social life and customs
- 9781137265340 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1137265345 (hbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -214) and index.
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