Show simple item record Shorter, David 2006-09-26T17:19:07Z 2006-09-26T17:19:07Z 2003-11
dc.identifier.citation Anthropological Forum, 13/2 (November 2003): 195-203. en
dc.description.abstract Arguing that anthropological uses of "supernatural" rarely provide accurate portrayals of others' lifeworlds, this essay historizes ethnographic tropes including decontextualization and binary thinking. Through decontextualization and binary thinking, anthropologists have remained insensitive to the epistemic violence working to peripheralize tribal ways of knowing. Drawing from fieldwork with the Yoeme Indians of northwest Mexico, this author demonstrates what is at stake and what can be gained by utilizing non-english words and concepts to understand better the standpoint of epistemologies grounded in indigenous ritual. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Anthropological Forum en
dc.subject Yoeme en
dc.subject Yaqui en
dc.subject indigenous en
dc.subject epistemology en
dc.subject ethnography en
dc.subject supernatural en
dc.subject belief en
dc.subject ritual en
dc.title Binary Thinking and the Study of Yoeme Indian Lutu'uria/Truth en
dc.type Article en

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