La Barre, R. Weston
   American anthropologist and ethnologist best known for his studies of peyotism among Native Americans, particularly the Kiowa and the Native American Church in the 1930s and 1960s. La Barre also conducted research among the Aymara of Peru. The Smithsonian Institution has an extensive archive of his field notes and correspondence in all these areas.

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