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Here's Exactly How Shrunken Heads Are Made

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The Reason This South American Tribe Shrunk Their Enemies' Heads

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DNA Analysis Reveals Troubling News About Shrunken Heads

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Aechmea angustifolia Poepp. & Endl.

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
B. Bennett  Search this
Place:
Centro Shuar Yukutais. Ca 2km south of Centro, along small river., Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
8 Nov 1988
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Bromeliaceae Bromelioideae
Published Name:
Aechmea angustifolia Poepp. & Endl.
Barcode:
03978959
USNM Number:
3649456
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/397a58a33-0b13-4f99-a7ca-2c32ac5af2bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15764907

Aechmea chantinii (Carrière) Baker

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
B. C. Bennett  Search this
P. Gomez Andrade  Search this
Efrain Freire  Search this
J. C. Antich  Search this
Place:
Centro Shuar Yukutais. West of Pedro Kunkumas' house and south of school., Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
12 Mar 1990
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Bromeliaceae Bromelioideae
Published Name:
Aechmea chantinii (Carrière) Baker
Barcode:
03979242
USNM Number:
3189927
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37a74ec03-6eda-41af-a731-915db25556bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15765042

Aechmea penduliflora André

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
B. Bennett  Search this
P. Gomez Andrade  Search this
Place:
Centro Shuar Yukutais. Near house and chacras of Pedro Kunkumas. Growing in Theobroma., Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
29 Mar 1989
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Bromeliaceae Bromelioideae
Published Name:
Aechmea penduliflora André
Barcode:
03980020
USNM Number:
3649455
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36b33f03b-2795-4b7d-96bd-9bc4983ef28c
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15743800

Aechmea drakeana André

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
M. A. Baker  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1100  Search this
Place:
Rio Yuquipa, 5k al sureste del Sevilla Don Bosco y 10k al sureste del Macas; suelo aluvial; con dos Shuares Jorge Najamde y Abram Nantip; bosque primario perturbado y los alrededores., Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
18 Mar 1986
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Bromeliaceae Bromelioideae
Published Name:
Aechmea drakeana André
Barcode:
03979414
USNM Number:
3080972
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39d00fa99-8f29-479a-afe7-252a3c9a73ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15739057

Osteophloeum platyspermum (A. DC.) Warb.

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
David A. Neill  Search this
NSF Dendrology Course  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1270  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1000  Search this
Place:
Limon Indanza. Cordillera del Cóndor. Centro Shuar Yunkumas. Cerro Chunak Naint ('Vulture Mountain' in Shuar)., Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
14 Sep 2005
Common name:
cumala
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae (basal) Magnoliales Myristicaceae
Published Name:
Osteophloeum platyspermum (A. DC.) Warb.
Barcode:
03800746
USNM Number:
3570204
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d5fa198e-177d-469d-b5f1-79c1b3b1ecbc
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15449892

Part of Ceremonial Costume: Leglets

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Leglet
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164684A-5
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/355995f7f-6655-4665-b68c-d75b0654dcfd
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8546738
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Armlets

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Width - 1 Of 2:
10 cm
Width - 2 Of 2:
7 cm
Length:
25 cm
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Armlet
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164686-4
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c03193e6-e82a-4ca1-8b81-0577deb504c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8546750
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Headdress

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Headdress
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164684A-1
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fdd65308-712b-4d2a-b397-4cb60b64b6a7
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8546734
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Back Ornament

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Back Ornament
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164684A-3
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e45a1ef6-f556-4ec7-91ca-bc0914bce2a2
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Feather Skirt

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Skirt
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164684A-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/367f7d091-a372-4556-9641-465ffa463ed0
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Skirt

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Length:
61 cm
Width:
50 cm
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Skirt
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164686-0
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3190efabb-88a9-4e0a-bdf7-3506325cf3e6
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8345233
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Feather Headdress

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Headdress
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164686-1
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d5d8796c-4122-498b-8139-036088c0d89b
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8345234
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Necklace

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164686-2
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36f0ba2db-b927-4a63-af1e-8b6c6e769318
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8345235
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Part of Ceremonial Costume: Back Ornament

Donor Name:
Lt. U S Navy William E. Safford  Search this
Culture:
Aguaruna (Awajún) (?)  Search this
Jivaro (Shuar) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Back Ornament
Place:
Peru, South America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1892
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025958
USNM Number:
E164686-3
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b126b254-2f22-4aec-91f2-e29ff2a4c38b
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8345236
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Woman's Vest

Donor Name:
Mark C. Henry  Search this
Culture:
Jivaro (Shuar)  Search this
Object Type:
Vest
Place:
Ecuador, South America
Accession Date:
7 Jul 1976
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
322926
USNM Number:
E417871-0
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8449605

Hector Acebes photographs of African and South American peoples

Creator:
Acebes, Hector  Search this
Extent:
2 Copy prints
153 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Shuar  Search this
Ika (Ica/Arhuaco)  Search this
Akawaio (Acawai)  Search this
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)  Search this
Yukpa (Macoa/Macoita/Yupa)  Search this
Bassari (Senegalese and Guinean people)  Search this
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Uaupés River (Colombia and Brazil)
Orinoco River (Venezuela and Colombia)
Mali
Guinea
Togo
Benin
Cameroon
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Rwanda
Africa
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
1949-1960
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made on Hector Acebes's expeditions in Africa and South America, mostly during the 1950s. Many of the images document people and markets in Africa (1949 and 1953), including Kikuyu, Masai, Mangbetu, Fulani, and Bassari peoples. There are also photographs made in the French Sudan, Guinea, Togo, Dahomey, Cameroon, the Congo Republic, Ruanda, Kenya, and Tanganyika. These prints were made for an exhibit.

Other sets include images of Jivaro, January, 1950; the Vaupés River and nearby tribes, September, 1950; a journey up the Orinoco to the Guaica, February, 1951; Arhuaco peoples, 1958; and Yuco peoples, 1960. Many photographs depict scenery and dwellings or are portraits (some show body and face paint). There are also images of fishing and hunting (Guaica); musical pipes (Guaica), a bridge, weaving, and bows and arrows (Arhuaco). Some photographs depict expedition members, including Acebes. The collection also includes photographs of the cover of Acebes' Orinoco Adventure, 1954, and coverage of his expeditions in Look, April 8, 1952, and Time (Latin American edition), December 24, 1951.
Biographical/Historical note:
Hector Acebes was born in 1921 in New York City and raised in Madrid and Bogota. While in college at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, he operated his own photo studio. After graduating from MIT in 1947 with a degree in mechanical engineering, he moved back to Bogota. Throughout the late 1940s and the 1950s, Acebes undertook expeditions in Africa and South America and started to work as a professional filmmaker and lecturer. Acebes wrote, filmed, directed, and edited each of the forty-three films his production company, Acebes Productions, released.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 94-28
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Uaica photographs collected by Acebes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4389.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 94-28, Hector Acebes photographs of African and South American peoples, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-28
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-94-28

A. Harvey Schreter photographs and audio tape of Jivaro peoples and region

Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Names:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
1 audio cassette: 90 minutes
18 Color slides
Culture:
Shuar/Achuar  Search this
Shuar  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Photographs
Audiocassettes
Place:
Ecuador
Date:
circa 1985
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro people, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro psopls, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schreter visited in the Shuar region. The audio recording documents a shaman healing Schreter's injured leg and back.
Biographical/Historical note:
A. Harvey Schreter (ca. 1917-2008) was the President of Schreter Neckware, a necktie manufacturer, as well as a world traveler and collector of pre-Columbian, African and Pacific art. Schreter became a member of the Explorers Club in 1982, frequently lecturing to the Washington Chapter about his travels with his wife, Phyllis Schreter.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-13
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Jivaro people can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 97, and Photo Lot 82-43.
Records relating to other Explorers Club expeditions can be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA RU007006 and RU007231.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Shamans  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Waterfalls  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Audiocassettes
Citation:
Photo Lot 85-13, A. Harvey Schreter photographs and audio tape of Jivaro peoples and region, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-13
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-13

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