Jivaro

 


Jivaro is the anthropomorphic form which one Amazonian tribe attributes to the earth. Their magicians, probably witch doctors or shamans, intoxicate themselves with tobacco juice which allows them to envision the Earth and converse with her. A.G.H.


Source:

Grimal, Pierre, Larousse World Mythology, Secaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books, 1965. p. 483