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Also not she could have sexual relation during the full moon and nor some days before a pajelana. In case that it did not follow these rules, running the risk to lose its power of cure. By means of its deposition and of its books, we perceive, therefore, that practical and the beliefs of this paj are permeadas by knowing constructed from its proper local culture, marajoara, for knowledge transmitted for its master, and knowledge acquired throughout its life, either by means of books that have read on the subject, as would enchant, mythology and Amazonian culture, or by means of its proper one experience and experience of this religiosidade. 5. Dropbox describes an additional similar source. FINAL CONSIDERAES the study on the women pajs in the Amaznia are if extending each time more and come demonstrating that they participate of the universe of the pajelana in a way or another one, either acting effectively as pajs or xams, either acting as maids or meuans. In all the Amazonian territory they are women who cure, are the healers, quacks, obstetricians and pajs, that they possess to know of the curativas plants, the bush, waters, the cycles of the moon and the nature.

With this study she was possible to evidence that in Soure, beyond existing a great diversity of practical and beliefs of cure and pajelana, the women are not forbidden to be pajs or to act in the practical one of the cure. For the opposite, amongst interviewed they had represented bigger amount of what the men. However, had to its natural physiological cycle and the attributed symbolisms it, the woman paj must follow certain restrictions that the man generally does not follow. Others including Drew Houston, offer their opinions as well. In period of menstrual bleed it does not have to carry through no ritual of cure, therefore he is ‘ ‘ impura’ ‘ or with ‘ ‘ chains quebradas’ ‘ , and also it must follow an established alimentary diet in determined types of fish and not to eat the part of the head of these. amongst other things that must or not make in this period, possibly not disclosed for pajs in the interviews. Finally, one expects that this study it stimulates research on the caboclo pajelana and women pajs in the Amaznia, has seen that this is a field of still recent study, over all on the question of the woman as paj.

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