THE ETHNOSEMANTICS OF SORCERY IN HOUSE MADE OF DAWN

Guillermo Bartelt

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Early to mid-twentieth-century ethnographies are consulted for the stylolinguistic interpretation of the ethnosemantics of sorcery in the native world of House Made of Dawn. Utilizing the resources of linguistic anthropology with a focus on ethnoscience, a portion of the cognitive system which reveals possible strategies for the identification of practitioners of witchcraft has been reconstructed.

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American Indian literature, stylolinguistics, ethnoscience

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejls.v3i1.282

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