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By Joseph W. Bastien

In midwestern Bolivia stands Kaata, a sacred mountain. In a thousand-year culture, a small neighborhood of fellows and ladies diviners has lived on its slopes. The symbolism of Mt. Kaata and its rituals offer deep perception into Andean society. With an excellent mixture of non-public narrative, wealthy description, and theoretical presentation, the writer sheds new mild at the formerly misinterpreted Bolivian Indians and their historic Andean faith, wealthy in symbolism and ritual.

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