Re: Face-painting

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Mon, 24 Apr 1995 16:34:43 -0400

Sounds great Nick. Do put it out on this list. Regards. Ruby

On Mon, 24 Apr 1995, Nick Corduan wrote:

> Rick,
> > Most of the face-painting I have run into in Makiritare, Yahanamo are to show
> > what clan you were from and in the clan what famley you belong to the same
> > as the color of fathers you had. but not all the time.
> In this case, however, it seems like it is more indicative of job or status.
> My main proceedure right now is to catalog all the various kinds and to
> correlate them with other things such as prominence in scenes, association
> with different kinds of ornamentation, etc...
> Is this sort of face-painting not at all likely?
> Nick---
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