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Celebration of the Saints among the Sierra Nahuat of Chignautla, Mexico
Looks at the place of saints in the life of a Mexican Indian community
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". . . a vital and challenging study of a contemporary native people, all the more intriguing as it explores the effects of economic development, social change, and in general, the secularization of life in the Mexican countryside."
"Anthropologists working in Mexico have long taken note of the central role of saint celebrations in indigenous communities. Slade offers one of the most thorough studies available of such celebrations, based on more than two decades of research among Nahuat people of Puebla."
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