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VAN KESSEL, Juan. EL RITUAL MORTUORIO DE LOS AYMARA DE TARAPACÁ COMO VIVENCIA Y CRIANZA DE LA VIDA. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2001, vol.33, n.2, pp. 221-234. ISSN 0717-7356. doi: 10.4067/S0717-73562001000200006.
Describes the culminating moments of the mortuary ritual and the most expressive symbols, emphasizing: the relationship that is expressed between life and death; the living and the dead; the land and the dead; the ties that with the rite are cut and those that are tightened; the pararellism between birth rites and funeral rites: "help the newborn/sufferer in the passage to the other state of life and support the family/ayllu/land in this predicament
Palabras clave : Mortuary rites; The Day of the Dead; The Hereafter.