‘Earth Eaters’ and the Spirits of <i>Omama</i>

A Review of The Falling Sky

Authors

  • Robin M. Wright University of Florida

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.v10i2.27278

Keywords:

shamanism, prophecies, cosmology

Abstract

Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert, The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman (trans. Nicholas Elliott and Allison Dundy; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013), xvii + 622 pp. [First published as La chute du ciel: Paroles d’un chaman yanomami (Paris: Plon, 2010)], $39.95 (Harvard); $28.83, ISBN 978-0-674-72468-6.

Author Biography

Robin M. Wright, University of Florida

Associate Professor Department of Religion

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Published

2016-08-01

How to Cite

Wright, R. M. (2016). ‘Earth Eaters’ and the Spirits of <i>Omama</i>: A Review of The Falling Sky. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 10(2), 245–254. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.v10i2.27278

Section

Review Essay

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