Title The Covenants With Earth And Rain: Exchange, Sacrifice, And Revelation In Mixtec Society.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Publisher University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: .
Seller ID 78951X1
In this book, John Monaghan explores the culture of the Mixtecs, today one of the largest Native American groups in Mexico. Focusing on the community of Santiago Nuyoo, located in the mountainous Mixteca Alta region, he describes Nuyooteco marriage practices, gift exchange, kinship systems, land tenure, cosmology, ritual, and feasting.
(Key Words: Latin America, Mexico, Mixtec).