XINGU DOS VILLAS BÔAS
Place Published: São Paulo
Publisher: Agência Estado, Metalivros
Date Published: 2002
Book Id: 68021
b/w and color plates, facs., mps., ports., bibl., color pict. endpapers, color pict. d.j., cardboard cover
Presentation of the 1940s expedition of Orlando Villa Bôas to the area of Roncador-Xingu in northwestern Brazil in the Amazon basin and his continued relationship with the people of the area. Numerous b/w and color plates illustrate the lives, culture, art, environment and daily activities of the Xingu people. Includes the development of the Parque Indígena do Xingu, the tribes, cermonies of death, and legends.