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Amadeo Rea: on namkams, coyote sickness and perceptions of reality in the greater southwest

Amadeo Rea: on namkams, coyote sickness and perceptions of reality in the greater southwest

Bob Gosford March 31, 2013

Part Two of a conversation with Amadeo Rea, taxonomic ornithologist and ethnobiologist who has spent most of his life working with the Piman people of the greater south-western American deserts.

Fifty years in the desert – the ethnobiological life of Amadeo Rea

Fifty years in the desert – the ethnobiological life of Amadeo Rea

Bob Gosford February 1, 2013 1 Comment

A friend of mine, who was just finishing the manuscript for Birds of Arizona with the University of Arizona Press said “Why don’t you find out from your old Indian friends what the river was like when it ran and what birds were there?”