The Exciting History Of The Indians Guaranes

1 Apr

THE everyday life of the Guarani language the union between the man and the woman did not have a sacramental character among the Guarani. It was simply an institutional way expand the ties of kinship and consolidate the system of productive, economic reciprocity and defense. For this reason, between the caciques polygamy was common practice, as with it they broadened and increased its economic and political power. The Guarani referred to their language as the primary, and the speech of the person or the man. The language was conceived as a force creative, able to transform and make arise realities. Guarani mythology, the same namandu had created the primary and when through the souls words had created the world. By their condition of farmers, the Guarani unlike other peoples like the Comechingones or the Colombia Tucanos were a basically vegetarian people.

Meat had a secondary place in the power and depended on the hunting of animals, fish and wild birds. They also consumed the tambu, a larva that develops in the stalks of Palms. Agricultural production was very varied, highlighting the corn (avati), cassava (mandi or), squash (kurapepe), tobacco, sweet sweet (khety) and a variety of beans (kumanda). Other products were obtained directly from the mountain or jungle, case of medicinal herbs, fruits such as guajabo (arasa), pineapple or pineapple (avakachi) and yerba mate(ka a), vegetable this last that many years later will become the national drink in Argentina and other South American countries. Original author and source of the article