Stoller, Paul

Stoller, Paul – Anthropologist best known for his studies of the Hauka movements among the Songhay in Niger, West Africa. He not only describes shamanic healing and possession phenomena but also discusses the political ramifications of these movements in their confrontation with colonialism. Like Edith Turner, he is also significant for his experiential engagement and practice.

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Historical Dictionary of Shamanism by Graham Harvey and Robert J. Wallis 2007

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