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LYRIO, Zara. 'The Falling Sky': Jungian reflections on the shamanic alert by Davi Kopenawa. Junguiana [online]. 2020, vol.38, n.2, pp. 139-154. ISSN 2595-1297.

This study brings some Jungian considerations on the ethnographic narrative entitled "The Falling Sky" that will be presented seeking to demonstrate through a comparative-reflective analysis of similarities between the views of the Yanomami shaman, Davi Kopenawa and the ideas of the Swiss Psychiatrist, Carl Gustav Jung. To this end, it is necessary to present some points of indigenous criticism about the way in which technological societies relate to nature - marked by the exploitation of natural resources and disrespect for indigenous culture, reflecting on the similarities between this native view, described in this study and in Complex Psychology, mainly due to the bias Jung called the psychoid archetype, in which the body-mind-world relationship is in resonance and in an intimate interdependent relationship. Thus, the main objective of this study is to elaborate a dialogue between original thinking and Jungian thinking, in the sense of observing how both perspectives point to intrinsic connections between nature and culture. ■

Keywords : The Falling Sky"; Davi Kopenawa; Yanomami culture; interdependence; anima mundi; psychoid; culture-nature.

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