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Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau, Bolivia.

Weston La Barre

Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau, Bolivia.

by Weston La Barre

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Published by American Anthropological Assn. in [Menasha, Wis.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aymara Indians.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 228-241.

    Other titlesAmerican anthropologist.
    Statement[Ed. by J. Alden Mason and Mrs. Dorothy C. Donath]
    SeriesMemoir series of the American Anthropological Association,, no. 68
    ContributionsMason, John Alden, 1885-1967, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN2 .A22 no. 68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6029930M
    LC Control Number48005985
    OCLC/WorldCa2840967

    Named locations: Lake Titicaca (), Petaca Hacienda (throughout). Major themes covered: Julien Bryan portrait of the highlands of Bolivia and the descendents of the ancient Aymara Indians who live “on the very rooftop of the Western world” (). Aymara life and work on Petaca Hacienda near Lake Titicaca, focusing on agricultural and. Lake Titicaca straddles the border between Peru and Bolivia. This is where the Quechua traditions meet those of the Aymara. The Incas originated from the islands on the lake, which they believed to be the birthplace of the sun, making a visit here a fascinating cultural experience.

    A mostly unlovely city on the altiplano, a high, wind-swept plateau, it has one thing going for it that no other place on earth can claim: Puno hugs the shores of fabled Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable body of water, a sterling expanse of deep blue at 3,m (12, ft.) above sea level. Lake Titicaca is located between Bolivia and Peru and, at an altitude of 3, metres (12, feet), it is the world's highest navigable lake. The tundra plain known as the altiplano stretches to the south and was the location of Tiwanaku, capital of one of the most important Andean cultures during the first millennium lake was also considered to be the centre of the cosmos and origin.

    Lake Titicaca is a vast body of shimmering turquoise blue water dotted with idyllic small islands with Bolivia on one side and Peru on the other. This is the highest navigable lake in the world. Bolivia lays claim to two of the islands, Sun and Moon islands, rich in Inca archaeological heritage, in fact, according to Incan mythology, Lake. The basin of Lake Titicaca in the high plateau of the Central Andes lies across the border between Peru and Bolivia. This memoir based mainly on the author’s observations during approximately 1 year in the field describes in reconnaissance detail the geology of the basin.


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The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau, BoliviaAuthor: Weston LaBarre. Until recently, anthropologists routinely characterized the Aymara of the altiplano (high Andean plateau) around Lake Titicaca in southern Peru as almost pathologically inflexible and fatalistic.

Yet during the last few decades, these people, who live in a flood- and drought-prone region at an altitude of 12, ft., have shown a remarkable ability to adapt to rapidly changing conditions. Titicaca (/ t ɪ t ɪ ˈ k ɑː k ə /; Spanish: Lago Titicaca, pronounced [ˈlaɣo titiˈkaka], "Lake Titicaca"; Quechua: Titiqaqa Qucha, "Titiqaqa Lake") is a large, deep lake in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru, often called the "highest navigable lake" in the volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America.

(Lake Maracaibo has a larger Coordinates: 15°45′S 69°25′W / °S. Get this from a library. The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau, Bolivia. [Weston La Barre; John Alden Mason].

The Aymara or Aimara (Aymara: aymara listen (help info)) people are an indigenous nation in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 2,3 million live in Bolivia, Peru and ancestors lived in the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca in the late 15th or early 16th century, and later of the Spanish in the 16th a: 1, ( Census).

A Homestay with the Aymara on Lake Titicaca. by Eva Piccozzi. Lake Titicaca, shared by Peru and Bolivia, is the highest navigable lake in the world, lying at 12, feet (3, m) above sea level.

On the lake there are floating islands that the Aymara indigenous group. He published The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau and They Shall Take up Serpents: Psychology of the Southern Snake-handling Cult, which are regarded as landmark studies of indigenous peoples in the Amazon and the extremist culture of Christian fundamentalism lurking in the urban and rural landscapes of contemporary America.

Home; This edition;English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau, Bolivia / Weston La Barre. La Barre, Weston, Set between Peru and Bolivia at m, the sq km lake offers enough activities to keep you busy for at least a week.

There are trips to the many islands that speckle the shoreline, hikes to lost coves and floating islands, parties in the tourist hub of Copacabana and encounters with locals that will provide insight into the traditions of.

The Aymara live throughout the rugged altiplano (high plain), a series of semiarid basins surrounding Lake Titicaca, in southern Peru and northwestern Bolivia in South America. There are approximately 2 million speakers of the Aymara language in this region. Titicaca - An alpine lake located at an altitude of meters in the Andes at the border of two South American states - Bolivia and Peru.

This is the largest freshwater lake in South America, the second largest lake in South America (after Lake Maracaibo, which is also sometimes considered a sea bay), the highest navigable lake in the world. The Collao Plateau Is the geographical space, where ancient and Important cultures like Pucara and, later, Tiahuanaco, is the region where, according to the legend, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo emerged from the sacred Lake Titicaca to found the Inca Empire.

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Aymara (īmärä`), Native South Americans inhabiting the Lake Titicaca basin in Peru and originators of the great culture represented by the ruins of Tiahuanaco Tiahuanaco, ancient native ruin, W Bolivia, 34 mi (55 km) S of Lake Titicaca on the Tiahuanaco R.

in the S central Andes, near the Peruvian border; also called Tiwanaku or Tiahuanacu. The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau, Bolivia. ([Menasha, Wis.] American Anthropological Assn., []), by Weston La Barre and John Alden Mason (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

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Memoir #68, American Anthropological Association. Google Scholar. Uros Indians on the Lake Titicaca welcome tourists with original, aymara language song. Lake Titicaca is located at the northern end of the Altiplano (high plateau), to the northwest of La Paz, on the border of Peru and Bolivia.

Titicaca, a Geographic and Cultural Exception Lake Titicaca sits 3 metres above sea level and is situated between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east. The surface elevation of Lake Titicaca is 3, meters (12, ft) and as such is considered the highest navigable lake in the world.

It is miles ( km) long and 50 miles (80 km) wide and in total covers an area of 3, square miles (8, square km) which makes it the biggest lake in South America.Lake Titicaca is a simply stunning area of South America that spans across the Peruvian- Bolivian border.

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