Wisdom from a rainforest

the spiritual journey of an anthropologist by Stuart A. Schlegel

Publisher: University of Georgia Press in Athens

Written in English
Cover of: Wisdom from a rainforest | Stuart A. Schlegel
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Places:

  • Mindanao Island (Philippines),
  • Philippines,
  • Mindanao Island.

Subjects:

  • Tiruray (Philippine people) -- Social conditions.,
  • Tiruray (Philippine people) -- Psychology.,
  • Tiruray (Philippine people) -- Ethnic identity.,
  • Deforestation -- Philippines -- Mindanao Island.,
  • Rain forest ecology -- Philippines -- Mindanao Island.,
  • Rain forest conservation -- Philippines -- Mindanao Island.,
  • Mindanao Island (Philippines) -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-258) and index.

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author of In the Absence of the Sacred - Jerry Mander Filled with Teduray knowledge and wisdom and with Schlegel's own field : Wisdom from a Rainforest is now available in Japanese, Dutch, and Philippine editions.

The latter was a Finalist for the Philippine National Book Award. It was the basis for Kegedawan, a play by Denise Montgomery; for a video on the life ways of the Teduray; and for a children's book on these people.

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A book that /5(). An anthropologist paints an admiring picture of a now extinct tribe with whom he dwelled for two years on the Philippine island of Mindanao. Schlegel (Anthropology/Univ. of Calif., Santa Cruz), then a doctoral student, moved his wife and young children to the island of Mindanao in (having previously served there as an Episcopal priest) and then headed into the bush to observe and record.

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