The Upper Xingu

The Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil are one of a few surviving indi
The Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil are one of a few surviving indi
The Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil are one of a few surviving indigenous cultures that is uniquely protected by a national reserve in lowland South America. Through no effort of there own, they have been isolated artificially from Brazilian social and economic influences that reach almost every other Indian tribe in Brazil. This unusual situation has made it possible for the Kalapalo’s culture to be undisturbed by the outside world and the surrounding tribes. Much of Kalapalo life is run th
McPhee
McPhee
McPhee John Mcphee writes for the New Yorker. His residence is in Princeton, New Jersey. John Mcphee has twenty books that I know of; plus a number of essays. According to the “Modern American Prose” his dealing with detail is almost obsessive, they compared him to an artist that would paint a photo perfect painting. His wanting to being right and all knowing about the subject at hand has led him to actual people that have an expertise rather then books about what he wants to know. McPhee looks