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Comercialização do artesanato Kinikinau na cidade ecoturística de Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil

PASOS Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural. 2015;13(5):1171-1182


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Journal Title: PASOS Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural

ISSN: 1695-7121 (Print)

Publisher: Instituto de Investigación Social y Turismo

Society/Institution: Universidad de La Laguna (ULL)

LCC Subject Category: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation: Recreation. Leisure

Country of publisher: Spain

Language of fulltext: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

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Karolinne Sotomayor Azambuja Canazilles

Gilberto Luiz Alves

Rosemary Matias


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Time From Submission to Publication: 40 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

This article focuses in the handicrafts Kinikinau. It aims to analyze the marketing of artifacts produced by this ethnic group, in Bonito, ecotouristic city of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The Kinikinau were considered “extinct” for over half a century. Nowadays, they seek official recognition. The Kinikinau crafts became an important tool to help in the quest for ethnic strengthening, hence the relevance of the object. The survey data was conducted through visits to centers marketing the city of Bonito and the village of São João, Indian Reserve Kadiwéu, in Porto Murtinho, as well as collecting photographic records of handicrafts exhibited for sale, semi -structured interviews with traders and artisans. Secondary sources that deal with the production and marketing of handicrafts of other ethnicities are supporting the analysis. The results describe how is the flow of the Kinikinau handicrafts market created by the ecotourism, revealing the limitations that affect this process.