Maloca

Maloca

 

a large communal dwelling common among the tropical forest Indians of the Amazon Basin. Rectangular or circular in layout, a maloca is made of beams and poles and has a gable- or cone-shaped roof covered with palm leaves. It accommodates up to 100 persons (one large family). A village may consist of one or two malocas and several small huts, but even in this case the principle of kin-group living is strictly observed.

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HAJDUK SPLIT: Stipica; Nizic, Milovic, Maloca, Jozi-novic; Vlasic, Andelkovic, Caktas (Bradaric HT), Kouassi (Maglica 62), Gotal, Bencun.
In opposition to the preceding observations on territorial perception and separation, the Mirana recognise that a certain number of areas of their territories are reserved for, or "belong to" a specific maloca and to its dominant lineage.
The internal space is divided by gender: the front of the maloca is reserved for men and visitors, for official greeting, the place for the morning Guayusa (pronounced why-ussa) Tea Ceremony, and the place for social events such as smoking large quantities of tobacco or imbibing hallucinogenic drugs in the evenings.
The hospital was enhanced by a maloca, a tall open-sided thatch-roofed structure built by indigenous Guahibo neighbors to provide shelter for families of patients staying close to loved ones.
HAJDUK SPLIT: Stipica; Vrsajevic, Milovic, Maloca, Milic; Vlasic, Bradaric (Maloku 81), Caktas; Kouassi (Basic 79), Gotal, Maglica (Andelkovic 59).
Finally, the building of a maloca (a traditional ceremonial and residential longhouse) involves numerous transformations of diseases and negative affects into elements of the house, and the "domestication" of evil agents such as the great trees that become house pillars or drums.
Hajduk Split: Subasic, Milicevic, Maloca, trebotic (Saric, 69), Ruben lima, tomasov (kukoc, 87), andric, Brkljaca, anas Sharbini, Vukusic, Vukovic (ahmad Sharbini, 56).
HAjdUK: Subasic, Vejic, Lima, Inoha, Maloca, Andric, Tomasov, Oremus, Brkljaca, Sharbini, Vukusic SToKe: Begovic, Wilkinson, Huth, Shawcross, Wilson, Pennant, Whelan, Delap, Etherington, Jones, Walters
HAJDUK SPLIT: Subasic 6, Oremus 6, Vejic 7, Maloca 5, Lima 5, Tomasov 6 (Ahmad Sharbini 85), Inoha 5, Brkljaca 4, Andric 6, Anas Sharbini 3 (Ljubicic), Vukusic 4 (Vukovic 64).
Em resposta, os abipones, ora confederados a outros grupos, como calchaquies e mocovies, ora solitarios, fizeram guerras, assaltos e malocas (ataques surpresa com pilhagem de bens europeus) em cidades, fazendas e povoados fronteiricos.
The newly contacted tribe is living in three large clearings in the area and four large communal straw hut dwellings, known as malocas, clustered in the dense jungles of the Javari Valley Indigenous Reserve in far western Brazil which is nearly the size of Portugal.
What we have seen is the existence of malocas (large huts) in good condition.