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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#438 Substances of Healing: Embodied Knowing between Addiction and Spiritual Trance

This relational dimension of healing in the Brazilian Spiritualist Christian Order Vale do Amanhecer (Valley of the Dawn) may be best understood within the framework of an ecology of tangible and intangible substances between human and spirit worlds. In the...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#402 Coca, tobacco and blood: substances and filiation among the Murui-Muina of the Amazon

Les Murui-Muina sont un peuple indigène d’Amazonie. Il s’agit d’une société caractérisée par un type d’alliance exogamique et de filiation patrilinéaire. Aux rapports de parenté s’ajoutent les liens cérémoniels. L’appartenance au groupe ne dépend donc que de la circulation du...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#383 Substantiating the ancestors of an Amazonian First People in Central Brazil through their personal names

In the study of Jê (Gê) Amazonian First Peoples of Central Brazil attention as to what counts as substance has generally centred on the practice of fasting by members of the immediate family (parents and siblings) when one of their...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#378 The man who interrogates snakes: kinship, substance and performance among traditional fishermen from the southeastern Brazilian coast.

In this presentation I intend to discuss substance, performance, network and kinship from a story found during my field research in an archipelago of southeastern Brazil. This story, told by inhabitants of different communities, talks about one of the last...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#369 Blood, kin and shared mediumship in xinguilamento ritual practice (Luanda, Angola)

My presentation will focus on the Angolan ritual practice of xinguilamento, which is based on possession by Ilundu spirits. The Ilundu are considered hereditary illnesses passed from generation to generation (“da geração”). The treatment of this illness requires a reunion...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#356 Hair, cloths, and coca leaves: relational substances and life-forces in Northwestern Andean Argentina

Among the indigenous communities of shepherds and peasants in the Andean region of the Northwestern Argentina, a local culture of relatedness, one which includes both humans and non-humans, is produced and performed through ritual practices based on specific substances. These...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#338 Journeys of Mahaprasad : Global Flows and Refiguring Food and Ritual in Odisha, India

A strong relationship between food and ritual has existed in Puri, Odisha, one of the most important pilgrim places in India’s sacred Hindu Geography. The food offering made to Lord Jagannath is transformed as Mahaprasad, greatly valued by Odiyas and...
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Reviewer Federica Juliana

#313 Searching for blood: approximation between the development of menstrual technologies and war technologies.

Do a “Hormonized Latin Supermodel” and a “Young American Drone Operator” have something in common? This is an experiment of approximation between two ethnographies in progress, with the purpose of provoking creative tensions in our works. We established partial connections...