ACERVO ETNOGRÁFICO: ASPECTOS DA CULTURA MATERIAL DAS COMUNIDADES RIBEIRINHAS DAS RESERVAS MAMIRAUÁ E AMANÃ

Marília de Jesus Silva e Sousa, Rita de Cássia Domingues-Lopes

Abstract


The ethnographical collection of Mamirauá Sustainable Development Institute under the responsibility of the Handcraft Program and formed by an assortment of artifacts and handcrafts from the Medium Solimões River region coming from the communities living inside Mamirauá and Amanã Sustainable Development Reserves and neighboring municipalities. The creation of this collection is relevant because the artifacts and handcrafts collect are identity marks of its producers, their regions, and are also used by the craftsmen themselves as reference in their assessments which aim to detect changes occurred in the objects after a certain period of time, specially in the processing of raw material and the comparison with new models relative to size and the different weaving types. The collection consists of 300 pieces organized as follow: pottery, weavers, strings, fabrics, wood implements and other materials. The objectives of this paper are:(i) Discuss the importance of the formation of an Ethnographical Collection in the Medium Solimões River; (ii) Present the methodology used to form and organize the assortment which integrates the collection; and (iii) Present the results of the work developed until now inside the Technical Reserve.

Keywords


Acervo etnográfico; Cultura material; Reserva Mamirauá; Reserva Amanã; Ethnographical collection; Material culture; Mamirauá reserve; Amanã reserve



DOI: https://doi.org/10.31420/uakari.v4i1.36