abduction. See capture
abiu fruit, 178, 180–81, 184, 188
adelphic polyandry, 144
aerial reconnaissance, 125–26, 219, 221,
233, 256
affections, 99–100
affines, 50–51, 66, 94–97, 99, 106, 158,
194, 252, 302, 304, 311
affinity, 64, 67, 95, 98, 145, 301, 326 n. 14,
326 n. 21, 330 n. 5
Akha (Myanmar), 317
Albert, Bruce, 2–3, 5, 61, 129, 297, 330
n. 10
alliance, 65, 67, 98, 191, 227, 265, 311, 327
n. 22
alterity, 68, 145, 191, 226, 297, 307, 308.
See also others
ambush, 79, 213
Americans (U.S.), 115, 161, 202, 256, 264,
336 n. 4. See also missions
Amerindian mythology, 141–42, 145,
164, 174; South American, 193
anger, 89, 113–15, 147, 162, 167, 179, 182,
209, 220, 247, 276, 330 n. 5
animalization, 116, 307
animals, 91, 99, 102–3, 105, 107, 152, 161,
177, 179, 185–86, 303, 308, 310–12;
children born as, 155, 167, 170; skin
of, 318. See also prey
annatto, 53, 77, 80, 89, 92, 106, 137, 152,
154–55, 179, 222, 312
anteaters: collared, 175; giant, 180
antibiotics, 293
anti-food, 64–65, 97, 326 n. 19
Arara, 3, 10–11, 330 n. 10, 338 n. 7
Araweté, 92–93, 96, 101, 328 n. 18
Århem, Kaj, 318
armadillos, 156–57; giant, 152, 179; nine-
banded, 183–84; seven-banded, 152;
six-banded, 152, 156, 333 n. 10
arrows, 169, 212–13, 247, 264, 267, 269,
271–72, 279, 283, 286, 296; snapped as
peace signal, 268
Arruda, Dom Roberto Gomes de, 36,
86, 202–4, 207, 209, 255, 257–70, 272,
276, 283–93. See also missions
Aruá, 240
assai, 36, 90, 150
asymmetry, 309; of body and spirit,
100–101
Auké (myth), 142–44
Aztecs, 128
babassu palm, 77, 89, 106, 209,
297, 312
bamboo knife, 149
bananas, 215
Barasana, 16
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