DOBES Archive

AP_nixi_pae
Alicia explains the meaning of this hallucinogenic drinking and sings chants of this ritual.
MB_Hidi_xinu
The story is about how the Cashinahua learned how to have sex by observing the monkeys.
MB_Yuxinan_bake
The story is about the child of a female spirit who lives at a little river (igarapé).
EC_MP_Dialogue_health
Marcelino talks to Eliane about several health problems, their symptoms and how to cure them.
AP_Basabu_keneya
Basabu keneya is about the origin of a kene which was first applied to the dead bodies of a Cashinahua called Basabu and his brother-in-law who was an Inca. The two had died in a competition where each tried to kill the other with venomenous animals etc. The argument had started because Basabu's younger brother provoked the Incas who had come to visit the Cashinahuas after the two brothers had paid a visit to their sister living among the Incas.
GN_Mai_kenti
The narrative is about a woman made of clay.
MP_Hidi_xinu
This narrative tells how a man learns the function of the human sexual organs by observing monkeys having sex.
AP_Kaman_yuxibu
The myth is about an enchanted dog. The narrative also includes a lullaby.
AP_Kaman_yuxibu
The myth is about an enchanted dog. The narrative also includes a lullaby.
MM_Yube_nawa
Maria tells the myth about the origin of the ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic drink. The hero' s name is Yube.
AP_He_ika
Alicia performs and explains He ika chanting.