MS 2000-41 Kwahahalu and Sapukuyawa Ceremonial Masks

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2000-41
Creators:
Ireland, Emilienne
Dates:
August 15, 1985
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
74 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Subtitled "Description of artifacts collected in the Waura village, Xingu National Park Mato Grosso, Brazil, on April 8, 1983." Includes ethnographic background on the role of spirit masks, their use in ceremonial performances, and their construction. There are also notes on sound recordings, conservation of the material, and Waura words.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2000-41

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2000-41, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceremonies -- Waura Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masks -- Waura Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mato Grosso (Brazil : State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wauja (Waurá) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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