Quoting Mario Juruna: Linguistic imagery and the transformation of indigenous voice in the Brazilian print press

@article{Graham2011QuotingMJ,
  title={Quoting Mario Juruna: Linguistic imagery and the transformation of indigenous voice in the Brazilian print press},
  author={Laura R. Graham},
  journal={American Ethnologist},
  year={2011},
  volume={38},
  pages={164-183}
}
  • Laura R. Graham
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • American Ethnologist
  • In this article, I reveal the textual mechanisms that influential news editors employed to manipulate popular understandings of Mario Juruna, a Xavante leader who played an important role in advancing democracy during Brazil's military dictatorship and became the first Indian elected to national office. I argue that editors used the implicit messages of represented language to initiate shifts in the public's perception of the Xavante leader and thereby to change its opinion of him. Juruna's… CONTINUE READING
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