Toante aos Deuses da Natureza e ao Sol / Song to the Gods of Nature and the Sun

Lindaura Xuruku Kariri


Rezadeira [prayer woman] Xucuru Kariri and Pankararu, Lindaura Tenório is an Indigenous woman from the Xucuru Kariri and Pankararu peoples, and her knowledge of prayer and song makes her an important source of the millenary knowledge of these peoples. Lindaura is also a master artisan. She is one of the women with the greatest knowledge of her peoples, and a spiritual leader of these peoples. For more than 30 years she has gathered this knowledge from the orality of her ancestors. Her song in the form of prayer refers to natural beings, as sacred beings of the gift of life. She prays of cure and spiritual peace with the gift of curing the soul.