Concezioni dei luoghi e figure dell’alterità:il mare tra i Wayuu. Parte prima

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The first part of an article which proposes an analysis of the cosmology of the Wayuu, a South American indigenous population, from the perspective of symbolic value that takes on the sea, place of origin or residence of the Other itself, is identified with figures of spirits , with both of European origin colonizers, both with animals introduced by them. After presenting some positions of contemporary anthropological debate on the relationship between conceptions of otherness and sense of place, it examines the complex relationship between the symbolic and social values fishery and those of pastoralism (activities introduced after the arrival of the first Europeans), and the connection between the sea and one of the figures who embodies the 'other world': Pulowi.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)81-103
Number of pages23
JournalArchivio Antropologico Mediterraneo
Volume12 (2)
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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