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Watunna : an Orinoco creation cycle / Marc de Civrieux ; edited and translated by David M. Guss.

By: Civrieux, Jean-Marc deContributor(s): Guss, David MMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Spanish Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1997Edition: 1st University of Texas Press edDescription: xiv, 211 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cmISBN: 0292715897 (pbk. : alk. paper)Uniform titles: Watunna. English Subject(s): Yecuana Indians -- Folklore | Yecuana mythology | Creation -- Mythology | Legends -- Orinoco River Valley (Venezuela and Colombia)DDC classification: 299/.82 LOC classification: F2319.2.Y4 | C5813 1997Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
Preface for a New Millennium -- Teller's Preface -- Introduction (starting p. 1) -- Wanadi (starting p. 19) -- Iureke (starting p. 45) -- Kasenadu (starting p. 83) -- Mominaru (starting p. 95) -- Kuamachi (starting p. 101) -- Makusani (starting p. 117) -- Marahuaka (starting p. 125) -- Wahnatu (starting p. 141) -- Glossary (starting p. 191)
Summary: Originally published in Spanish in 1970, Watunna is the epic history and creation stories of the Makiritare, or Yekuana, peoples living along the northern bank of the Upper Orinoco River of Venezuela, a region of mountains and virgin forest virtually unexplored even to the present.
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Preface for a New Millennium -- Teller's Preface -- Introduction (starting p. 1) -- Wanadi (starting p. 19) -- Iureke (starting p. 45) -- Kasenadu (starting p. 83) -- Mominaru (starting p. 95) -- Kuamachi (starting p. 101) -- Makusani (starting p. 117) -- Marahuaka (starting p. 125) -- Wahnatu (starting p. 141) -- Glossary (starting p. 191)

Originally published in Spanish in 1970, Watunna is the epic history and creation stories of the Makiritare, or Yekuana, peoples living along the northern bank of the Upper Orinoco River of Venezuela, a region of mountains and virgin forest virtually unexplored even to the present.

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