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Horizontes Antropológicos

Print version ISSN 0104-7183On-line version ISSN 1806-9983

Abstract

SILVA, Sergio Baptista da. Dualismo e cosmologia Kaingang: o xamã e o domínio da floresta. Horiz. antropol. [online]. 2002, vol.8, n.18, pp.189-209. ISSN 0104-7183.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-71832002000200009.

The present article focuses on the interrelationships between the different domains of the Kaingang cosmos. In particular, this article discusses the role of the shaman system as a mediator between these cosmic domains. The present reflection also attempts to understand how the Kaingang society culturally construes its idea of "nature," based on studies of this societies' dualistic cosmological conception, which emphasizes the fertility of uniting principles held to be in opposition.

Keywords : cosmology; domain of nature; dualism; shamanism.

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