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249 Index Acción Democrática (AD), 25, 26, 117; on health system, 178, 179; La Esmeralda protest, 166, 168–69 affinity, 9, 102–4, 105, 182; with doctors, 111–12; potential, 107–8, 219–22 Altamira demonstrations, 170–71 alterity, 3, 70, 104, 220 Amazonas state, 16; indigenous movement in, 207–8; service in, 41–45; state and, 50–51 ambulances: Plan Casiquiare, 165–68 Ambulatorio Rural Tipo I (AR I), 35, 36 Ambulatorio Rural Tipo II (AR II), 34, 36 animal alter egos, 53, 54–55, 57 animals: Amerindian views of, 156–57 antisocial behavior, 126–27 Apure, 31 AR I. See Ambulatorio Rural Tipo I AR II. See Ambulatorio Rural Tipo II Armada, Francisco, 210 armed forces, 18–19, 31, 50 assimilation, 17, 189, 201 authenticity, 190–91 autonomy: personal, 132–33 BANDES, 214–15, 216 Barker, James, 16 Barrio Nuevo (Ocamo), 20, 117 Barrio Viejo (Ocamo), 20, 117 becoming napë, 3, 7, 10–11, 52, 74, 82, 90, 92, 97, 99–100, 176–77, 180, 193, 198, 222; changing body habits, 75–79; kin relationships, 69–70, 73; knowledge acquisition, 79–80; potential affinity and, 219–22; reading and writing in, 80–81; and shawara, 106–7; as transformation, 77–78, 83–84 biomedicine, 4, 9, 139, 227; and shamanism , 141–52, 162–63, 227; shawara and, 180, 196 body habits: changing, 75–79 body/knowledge differentiation, 172 Bolivarian Revolution, 29, 200, 216; indigenous issues in, 203–8 Bonvecchio, Father, 19, 65 Brazil, 59; development policies, 27–28; mining, 28–29, 30; Yanomami in, 14, 15 CAICET, 1, 17 Capella, Roger, 183 Caroni, 31 Casiquiare Channel, 35, 36 Central University of Venezuela, 44 Chávez, Hugo, 25, 49, 81; Día de la Resistencia Indígena, 202–3; on indigenous peoples, 204, 207, 212; 250 • Index Chávez, Hugo (cont.) on Indo-Venezuelan socialism, 205–6; New Tribes Missions expulsion, 11, 30–31, 209–10 Chavismo, 25 children: illnesses of, 54–55; treatment of, 131, 133–34, 143–45, 148, 177–78 cholera, 173 Christian Social Democrats (COPEI), 25 CISPI. See Indigenous Health Office civilizados, 75, 90, 97 civilizing process, 97, 98, 196, 222 clinics. See rural clinics clothing: Western, 75–76, 82, 170 Cocco, Father, 19, 64, 65, 66, 75, 85, 97, 104; kin relations with, 67–68, 70, 71; and Pore myth, 76–77 CODESUR. See Conquista del Sur collectivizing, 95–96, 98, 100, 109, 119, 172 colonialism: Spanish, 201–2 communication: with patients, 123–24, 126–27; state-Indian, 186–89 communities, 24, 56, 112; conflict resolution, 119–20; health personnel in, 128–31; health posts in, 37–38; indigenous, 202, 234n4; on Ocamo river, 21–23; organization of, 97–98; social programs, 207–8 community clusters, 16, 20, 25 Community Health Workers Programme, 184 conflict: resolving, 119-20 Conquista del Sur (CODESUR), 28 constitution of 1999, 29, 204 Coordinación Intercultural de Salud con Pueblos Indígenas (CISPI). See Indigenous Health Office COPEI. See Christian Social Democrats coqueluche epidemic, 39 co-residence, 56, 65, 73, 104, 178 cosmologies, 9–10, 58, 191, 235n4 (ch. 3) criollos, 13, 21, 84, 87, 97, 103, 104, 129, 196, 222, 235n6 (ch. 4), 236n6; control of, 135–37; as deceitful, 166–67, 177; domestication of, 94–95, 99–100; as enemies, 60–63; epidemics caused by, 59–60; exchange with, 32–33; as friends, 65–67; hekura of, 158–60; interactions/relationships with, 52, 67–71, 80–81, 98–99; management of, 181–82; potential affinity and, 107–8; on Yanomami behavior, 168–70 Cuiva, 204 culture, 204; as mediative term, 198–99 death, 124–25, 148 Delgado Chalbaud area, Mount, 18, 30 development policies, 27; Brazilian, 28–29. See also Bolivarian Revolution; Plan for the South Día de la Resistencia Indígena, 202–3, 205 diarrhea, 55; treatment of, 123–24 diseases, 3, 31, 36, 78, 173; clinic treatment of, 38–39; epidemic, 3, 52; shawara and, 55, 106 doctors, 1–2, 3, 9, 34, 49, 103, 104, 140, 189, 213, 234n2; as affines, 111–12; antimoral behavior of, 126–27; communication with, 61–62; community relationships, 128–31; daily life of, 37–40; impressions of Yanomami, 45–47; interactions with Yanomami, 114–18, 121–22, 123–24, 136, 137–39; knowledge, 154–56; learning curve of, 47–48; motivations for serving, 41–45; as napë, 112–13; negotiation with, 4–5; relations with patients, 123–24, 131–35, 177–78; resolving conflict, 119–20; rules of engagement, 118–19; as shapori, 152–58...


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