Ellen B. Basso

Ellen B. Basso is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
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Carib-Speaking Indians

Culture, Society, and Language

Edited by Ellen B. Basso
The University of Arizona Press
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The Last Cannibals

A South American Oral History

University of Texas Press
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In Favor of Deceit

The University of Arizona Press

In stories ranging from subtle creation myths to derisive, off-color tales, the Kalapalo Indians of central Brazil demonstrate a fascination with deception and its many functions. In myths about tricksters and dupes, they explore the ambiguity of human experience, showing how important to human understanding is a sense of illusion, paradox,

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