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UB This Summer Lecture Series

Shamanic Rebirth Through Mapuche Indigenous Bibles

Presenter:
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, Associate Professor
Presenter Affiliation:
Anthropology, Univ. at Buffalo
Location:
125 Kapoor
Campus:
South Campus
Date:
8/6/14
Time:
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Office of the Provost, the Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Research Advancement, and Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Contact:
Kimberly Burns at 645-5382 (kshort@buffalo.edu)
Web site:
http://www.ubthissummer.buffalo.edu/lectures/index.html
A Mapuche thunder shaman in southern Chile used text to reshape indigenous notions of time, history and literacy. She asked Dr. Bacigalupo to write a “bible” about her life and practice to store and materialize her power and bring about the rebirth of her spirit after her death.