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The Amazon’s Pirahã People’s Secret to Happiness: Never Talk of the Past or Future

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 13:47

Dean of Arts & Sciences Daniel Everett is interviewed about his experiences living among the Piraha tribe in Brazil. Everett's book, "Dont Sleep There Are Snakes," is also mentioned for his unique documentation of his studies.

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The Grammar of Happiness: How an Indigenous Tribe Changed a Missionaries Views Airs May 12

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 21:49

The remarkable story of missionary-turned-linguist Dan Everett, dean of arts and sciences, is reviewed, showcasing his time spent living among the Amazonian Piraha tribe studying their language and cultural patterns.

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