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The relationship between Bororo Indigenous and the birds in the Brazilian Savannah

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The objective of this study accomplished a knowledge survey of the Bororo indigenous on the birds of natural occurrence in their territory, Meruri village, who is located in the Mato Grosso State, Brazil, in the Savannah biome, and also the relationship of the indigenous with these birds. As the method for collect, the data were used open and semi-structured interviews. Twenty-two indigenous were interviewed, both genres and different ages. The interviewees mentioned 96 species of birds and they showed wide ecological knowledge regarding these birds. Such relationships are complex, being evidenced by a mythical interaction between the man and the elements of nature. These birds are important elements in the creation of stories, legends, in the Bororo ceremonies and arts. The oral transmission of knowledge occurs across generations.
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  • Ethnobiological Researcher, Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos da Vida Silvestre Rua Leonardo Mota, 66 - São Paulo-SP, ZIP 05586-090, Brazil
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