Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia

By Ana Mariella Bacigalupo (NHC Fellow, 2009–10)

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016

From the publisher’s description:

The first study of how Mapuche shamans make history, this book challenges perceptions of shamans as being outside of history and examines how shamans themselves understand notions of civilization, savagery, and historical processes.

Subjects
Anthropology / History / Religion / Mapuche / Historical Consciousness / Shamanism / Dreams / Visions / Spiritualism / Indigenous Peoples of the Americas / Argentina / Chile /

Bacigalupo, Ana Mariella (NHC Fellow, 2009–10). Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.