Experiencing mana as ancestral wind-work

In this paper, I relate how I was taught about and experienced mana in the forms of wind and weather behaviors. I highlight the role of personal and ancestral relationships in those experiences and describe some mana and mana-like phenomena (hereafter referred to simply as mana) so that personally lived experiences might move toward the …

Time and Mind The Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture

Editorial Anthropologists, folklorists, and those in some social and behavioural sciences will be long familiar with the terms ‘emic’ and ‘etic’, which refer to two kinds of research viewpoints – emic, from within the culture or social group being studied, and etic, from outside it. This special issue is devoted to a multivalent approach to …