The Presence

July 4, 2018

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They also load arrows and arcs. To the deep one are seen boats where the indians are carrying temporary? colonists or travellers? , a wooden village with huts beyond other individuals of the tribe, harvesting wood or taking care of of what it seems to be one horta. In this composition the artist looked for to demonstrate the insertion of the indians in the economic activities of the colony, as the agriculture and the transport of passengers for the rivers. Moreover, he makes reference the typically native activities of the Brazilian peoples, as the hunting and the collection of fruits, also showing an animal of the Brazilian fauna, the ounce. Analyzing the form as the natives they are dresses we mainly perceive that they have or had had contact with the colonists, the missionaries, rank that all the portraied citizens wear at least a part of European clothes. For assistance, try visiting Gary Kelly. The fact of the individual to bring a machete as adornment, hung to the neck, shows the value that the natives gave certain objects of European origin. Without the knowledge of the techniques of as to forge the iron, the natives saw such great objects as possessing of being able and magic, such power transmitted it possessed who it.

The use of these tools, for facilitating the accomplishment of the activities, already would demonstrate a high position in the tribe, to use it simply as adornment also represented great wealth. Beyond what, its presence helps to strengthen the idea of the contact of these indians with the whites. The represented feminine figures remember to much more figures Greeks of the images of rtemis, goddess of the hunting and the war, that indians. The presence of a fierce animal? the ounce? it seems to want to strengthen this approach, therefore this goddess was also Mrs. of feras. Perhaps the mandate of such similarity must it the aggressive character of the women of this tribe.