"The Huaorani are approximately 1,800 today (they were around 600 when ﬁrstontacted in the early 1960s). Hunters, gatherers, sporadic gardeners, and nowccasional oil workers, they live in 27 communities dispersed within a vast, legallytitled territory located between the Rivers Napo and Curaray." Laura Rival,
thnos, vol. 70:3, 2005"The Attachment of the Soul to the Body among the Huaorani of Amazonian Ecuador ," p 22.