By Stuart Schlegel
Schlegel's vigorous ethnography of the Teduray portrays how their habit and traditions revolved round kindness and compassion for people, animals, and the spirits sharing their worlds. Schlegel describes the Teduray's amazing felony process and their powerful story-telling culture, their complex cosmology, and their ritual celebrations. even as, Schlegel recounts his personal transformation--how his worldview as a member of a complicated, civilized society used to be shaken to the middle by means of a so-called primitive humans. He starts off to gain how culturally made up our minds his personal values are and to work out with nice readability how a lot the Teduray can educate him approximately gender equality, tolerance for distinction, generosity, and cooperation.
By turns humorous, gentle, and gripping, Wisdom from a Rainforest honors the Teduray's legacy and is helping us see how a lot we will be able to research from a life-style so diversified from our own.
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