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To Think with a Good Heart Wixarika Women, Weavers, and Shamans

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ISBN-10: 087480695X

ISBN-13: 9780874806953

Edition: 2001

Authors: Stacy B. Schaefer

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 5/21/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Stacy B. Schaefer is a professor emerita of anthropology at California State University, Chico. She has worked in research, curatorial, and educational capacities at a number of California museums. The coeditor of People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History, Religion, and Survival (UNM Press), her current research includes ethnographic fieldwork among the indigenous peoples of Chile and Bolivia and in the borderlands of South Texas.

List of Figures
List of Plates
Preface: The Art of Thinking with a Good Heart
Introduction: Spinning the Thread
Origins of Flesh and Fabric
Two Families of Women and Their Weaving Ways
Women and Men
Weaving from Girls to Women
The Economics of Weaving
Awakening the Heart Memory: The Religious Aspects of Weaving
The Art of Weaving Symbols
Weavers, Shamans, and Goddesses
Epilogue: Weaving the Future
Weaving Technology
Wixarika Female Names