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FERNANDEZ JUAREZ, Gerardo. ALMAS Y DIFUNTOS: RITOS MORTUORIOS ENTRE LOS AYMARA LACUSTRES DEL TITICACA. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2001, vol.33, n.2, pp. 201-219. ISSN 0717-7356. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-73562001000200005.
This presentation attempts to document the ritual practices surrounding death in the lacustrine Aymara highlands of Bolivia including collective celebrations, banquets and ceremonial feasting, as well as burials and their offerings or the manifestations of mourning. The second part of the presentation makes reference to the different procedures of ceremonial feasting carried out during the "return" of the "souls" in the Aymara communities during the All Saints festivities
Palabras clave : Mourning; the return of the dead; mortuary rituals.