Ethnoastronomy of the Eastern Bororo Indians of Mato Grosso, Brazil

  title={Ethnoastronomy of the Eastern Bororo Indians of Mato Grosso, Brazil},
  author={Stephen Michael Fabian},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • S. Fabian
  • Published 1 May 1982
  • Economics
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
HE BORORO INDIANS were once one of the largest and most powerful T of Brazil's indigenous interior peoples, occupying parts of what are now the states of Goias, Mato Grosso, and Mato Grosso do Sul, and eastern Bolivia (14-19" S latitude, 51-59' W longitude), more or less the geographical center of South America. Linguistically, the Bororo are classified in the Macro-Ge superfamily; internally, they are divided into western and eastern groups. After fairly long contact with Europeans in their… 
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