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tsantsa

(ˈtsæntsə)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) (among the Shuar subgroup of the Jivaro people of Ecuador) the shrunken head of an enemy kept as a trophy
[from Shuar]
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TSANTSA [Journal of the Swiss Ethnological Society], 7, 76-85.
The Ontological Turn and Human-Oriented Anthropology >>, Tsantsa, 20:34-44.
Destilados Bonampak transforms this sugarcane into a Cuban-style rum-their master blender worked for several years with a large Cuban rum brand-and is housed in a bottle based off a tsantsa, the shrunken head of an enemy kept as a trophy.
La reduccion de cabezas o ritual de la tsantsa era una costumbre desarrollada principalmente por el pueblo Shuar del Ecuador, aunque es posible que haya existido tambien entre otros pueblos jibaros como el Awajun, Wampis o Achuar (Brown 1984, Boster 2003, Guallart 1990).
Heads up: Piers Gibbon with Tsantsa in the Quito Amazonia Museum.
As I listened to Palin, I was standing two cases away from the museum's most popular attraction, the exhibit of tsantsa, shrunken enemy heads made by the Shuar and other Jivaroan peoples of western Amazonia.
Shrinking heads, or making tsantsa, an ancient practice associated mostly with the Jivaro tribe of South America, was believed to keep away avenging spirits.
La revue Tsantsa, de la Societe suisse d'ethnologie, a publie un numero intitule Anthropologie des medias: objets, epistemologies et perspectives (2013, 18).
2009, << Corps a corps : une ethnologie des combats de boxe ordinaires >>, Tsantsa.
2001, << Gaza : la memoire d'une catastrophe qui se perpetue >>, Tsantsa, 6 : 171-175.