The Value of the Person in the Guahibo Culture

Statement of Responsibility:
Sosa, Marcelino; Walter del Aguila, translator
Authors:
Translators:
Series Issue:
36
Date:
2000
Publisher:
SIL International and International Museum of Cultures
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
Publications in Ethnography 36
Extent:
xvi, 142 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:
Prologue
Preface
About the Author

Part 1: Traditional Economy

  1. People of the Plains
  2. Guahibo Economic Resources
  3. Agricultural Production and the Division of Labor
  4. Distribution of Goods

Part 2: Interference by a Foreign Economic System

  1. Introduction of a Foreign Economic System
  2. Three Socioeconomic Systems
  3. Negative Effects on Guahibo Culture
  4. Problems and Failures Resulting from not Understanding the White Man's System

Part 3: The Direction the Guahibo Community Must Take

  1. Developing Understanding
  2. Specific Suggestions to the Guahibo People

Epilogue
Appendix 1: Glossary of Spanish and Guahibo Words
Appendix 2: Guahibo Poetry
References

Country:
Colombia
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Subject:
Ethnography
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
8015