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  • ...among the Quechua-speaking people of the Andes, the inhabitants regarded the jaguar with superstitious fear, because some are uturuncus, i.e., men who have changed into jaguars....

    --Nicholas J. Saunders, 1998, Icons of Power: Feline Symbolism in the Americas, p. 32

    March 3, 2008

  • From the mid-sixties on, however, Argentina became embroiled in bloody left- and right-wing terrorism as well as state repression....The first signs of violence were perceptible as early as 1959-1960, with the ultimately frustrated guerrilla movement known as Uturuncus.

    --Carlos Santiago Nino, 1996, Radical Evil on Trial, p. 50

    March 3, 2008

  • See also uturuncu.

    March 29, 2011