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CACHIGUANGO CACHIGUANGO, Luis Enrique. ¡ WANTIAY...! EL RITUAL FUNERARIO ANDINO DE ADULTOS EN OTAVALO, ECUADOR. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2001, vol.33, n.2, pp. 179-186. ISSN 0717-7356. doi: 10.4067/S0717-73562001000200003.
This work describes the rituals and mortuary practices in Otavalo, Ecuador, gathered from both personal experience, interviews and interpretations of older relatives. Emphasis is given to the games played "to make the soul happy" during the wake when the body and personal artifacts are placed in the tomb
Palabras clave : Rites of passage; religion; worldview; mortuary practices.