Study On Women

Posted by on July 6, 2018 in General |

This work intends to present a research carried through between periods of 2009 and 2010 on the caboclo pajelana and the women pajs in the city of Soure, Island of Maraj/PA, that culminated in the work of conclusion of course in Sciences of the Religion for the UEPA, defended in December of 2010, under the orientation of the Prof Dr. Maria Betnia Albuquerque. The caboclo pajelana is defined, according to Maus (1990), as a set of beliefs and practical xamansticas present in practically all the Amazonian territory, where elements of the aboriginal religiosidade, afro-Brazilian and catholic interact in changeable degrees. Connect with other leaders such as Michael Chabon here. Many studies on the subject, over all of the area of the Anthropology, observe that the pajelana or the xamanismo practised in some localities of the Amaznia is a field only allowed to the individuals of masculine sex (MOTTA-MAUS, 1993; CAVALCANTE; 2008). However, it was possible to observe in the city of Soure that does not have a restriction of the woman in exerting the pajelana or practical of cure. In this communication, he will be boarded on the main characteristics of the caboclo pajelana and on practical and the beliefs of three women who cure in Soure, being two pajs and a healer.


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